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.
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.
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