Our NY Medical Practice Philosophy

Upper East Side doctor, Dr. Gafanovich Explains Her Practice Philosophy

As a New York Doctor, Dr. Gafanovich, is well-aware of the level of trust that must exist between doctor and patient in order for true healing to occur. The treatment of an illness or disease is more than just handing you a bottle of pills and a bill. You are entrusting us with your health and well-being, and that is both a physical and an emotional commitment between our “family” and yours. We are dedicated to providing you with the best, most professional and compassionate care in all of Manhattan!


Manhattan Internist Dr. Gafanovich: We believe in an integrated and humanistic approach to primary care—we treat patients, not diseases!


NYC Doctor, Dr. Gafanovich and everyone on her staff are here because we want to make a difference in our patient’s lives. We spend time taking a thorough history to understand the nature of a patient’s complaint. We want to understand what he or she needs from us, as well as, her fears in regards to health and treatment. Our goal is to integrate the biological, psychological, and social factors that affect the state of health for each individual.

Our philosophy is to treat the underlying problem, as well as, the symptoms. We focus on primary and secondary prevention of diseases to build a healthy foundation for the future of each patient.

Upper East Side doctor, Dr. Marina Gafanovich, MD: We are our patients’ best advocates. We teach our patients to recognize the tremendous healing potential that they have within themselves.