Rachel Gelfman

RPA-C

Biography

Rachel Gelfman is a board certified Physician Assistant.
She completed the Physician Assistant program at Touro College School of Health Sciences in Bay Shore, NY in 2004.
Prior to becoming a PA, Rachel earned her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from the University of Delaware and worked with nutritionally focused physicians in Manhattan, NY.

She is a certified Nutrition Coach with a special interest in Nutrition, weight loss, and lifestyle change.

From a young age, Rachel was interested in Nutrition and Medicine, and now uses that to focus on weight loss and sustainable lifestyle change. Her philosophy is based around meeting a patient where they are in their life and working on sustainable diet and exercise goals that work for each individual.

Rachel grew up all over the country, but spent the majority of her time in Vermont. She loves skiing, hiking, scuba diving, and spending time with her new husband, and 3 teenage boys. She also loves animals, and has a golden retriever and a golden doodle at home.

Education

MS
Touro College
New York, NY
BS
University of Delaware
Newark, DE