Dr. Elizabeth Edelstein is board certified in Internal Medicine. She received her BS in physiology and neurobiology from the University of Maryland College Park Scholars Program. She went on to earn her medical degree at University College Cork in Ireland where she achieved the academic distinction of College Scholar.
Dr. Edelstein completed her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan where she served as an assistant chief resident. Prior to attending medical school, she worked for Harvard Medical School studying the neuro-circuitry of body weight control and for Johns Hopkins School of Medicine examining cancer stem cell mutations. During medical school she did clinical research in conjunction with the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre exploring the relationship of lifestyle and diet to gut microbiota and irritable bowel syndrome.
Dr. Edelstein’s clinical interests encompass preventative medicine, women’s health, and the mind-body connection in health and disease. She believes primary care provides a doctor-patient partnership that fosters open discussions to address the unique needs of her patients. She is passionate about providing comprehensive healthcare to help her patients feel well, fit, and happy.