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Professional Statement

  • President and principal practitioner here at NY Rehab, Dr. David H. Zelefsky has been practicing medicine in the five boroughs since 1987. He is board certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is a member of both the American Medical Association and the Richmond County Medical Society. Dr. Zelefsky has presented research on such varied topics as quadriparesis, burn injuries, hemiplegia, hypertonicity, and delivered lecture series' on stroke rehabilitation and pediatric rehabilitation at Staten Island University Hospital. Today, Dr. Zelefsky serves patients at NY Rehab, and remains affiliated with both Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital. A native New Yorker, he attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Yeshiva University, where he attained Cum Laude standing as well as a position on the Dean's List.
  • Dr. Zelefsky says the thing he loves most about NY Rehab is feeling like a part of a team that is united under one common goal: to apply rigorous attention to detailed treatment and cutting-edge technology to treat the problems of people who once thought their conditions untreatable. Seeing smiles on the faces of those who have found hope through natural and conventional remedies at NY Rehab is a reward he enjoys daily.
  • “My goal is for my patients to be pain free and live life to its fullest. This is what we strive for here at NY Rehab.”

Education & Training

  • Medical School - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division Hospital (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
  • Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (Internal Medicine)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew