David A. Gentile, D.O., C.Ac, P.C.

David A. Gentile, D.O., C.Ac., P.C.

      David A. Gentile, D.O. is known by patients, clients, and audiences as Dr. DaveTM. Dr. Gentile is a practicing physician in Shoreham and Bethpage, Long Island and previously practiced in the Wall Street district of Manhattan. In his practice he combines osteopathic medicine, medical acupuncture, a culinary approach to real food nutrition, weight management, clinical hypnosis, counseling and psychological coaching.   He teaches relaxation techniques, ergonomics, and exercise. He empowers patients to make personal changes that suit their lifestyle and medical needs. As part of his nutritional approach, he goes over nutritional requirements, food selection, menu planning, food preparation and creates recipes tailored to the patient's requirements, preferences, and goals. He considers his approach, "Lifestyle medicine".

As an Osteopathic physician, Dr. Gentile is trained in conventional medicine with a special emphasis and additional training in anatomy, physiology, bio-mechanics, osteopathic evaluation and treatment modalities. Dr. Gentile completed undergraduate pre-medical training, 4 years of medical school, including 2 years of hospital based clinical training, plus postgraduate hospital based training and continuing education. Dr Gentile trained in medical acupuncture through UCLA's post-graduate physician program, with a special emphasis on musculoskeletal pain management.

             Dr. Gentile has formal training and a career background in the food service industry. He has appeared on television, radio and print as Dr. DaveTM. He does live cooking shows for companies, organizations and audiences titled The Good Life with Dr. DaveTM, using culinary techniques to achieve wellness and weight loss. He has created easy to prepare, delicious, satisfying recipes. He has developed techniques and approaches to make cooking fun, healthy, and easy. Dr. Gentile offers customized personal, and corporate wellness programs that teach and empower clients with healthy cooking and eating, weight management, exercise, and relaxation techniques.  

           Dr. Gentile treats a diversified international group of patients including: CEOs, Stock Brokers, Bankers, Physicians, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Chiropractors, Dentists, Psychologists, Police, Teachers, Contractors, Retirees, Royalty, Nutritionists, Physical Therapists, Athletes, Actors, Writers, Producers, Dancers, Musicians, Models, Lawyers, Athletic Trainers, Yoga and Pilates Instructors and Athletes. He has built his patient base through referrals from satisfied patients, physical therapist and other physicians.

He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Osteopathy, American College of Nutrition, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, Medical Society of the State of New York, The Cranial Academy, New York State Chapter of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, and the New York State Osteopathic Medical Society.