Maria Garde, PA-C, and Dr. Mitchell Gittelman join the Chesapeake Health Care family.

Chesapeake Health Care is delighted to announce the newest additions to our growing family of healthcare providers! Dr. Mitchell Gittelman, and Maria Garde, PA-C, along with their dedicated team, have joined forces with Chesapeake Health Care, bringing over two decades of experience in family medicine right here to Salisbury.

Dr. Gittelman, a cornerstone of our community’s healthcare for 20 years, led a local Family Medicine Practice with a focus on compassionate and attentive care. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, and has been practicing on the Eastern Shore since 1999.

Maria Garde, PA-C, has a Master of Physician Science degree from St. Francis University and boasts more than 20 years of expertise in family medicine. Together, they offer comprehensive healthcare for individuals and families aged 6 and above.

Dr. Gittelman said, “I am thrilled to join Chesapeake Health Care and its compassionate and dedicated team of healthcare providers. Our practice is a perfect complement to Chesapeake Health Care’s existing offerings, and we look forward to working together.”

Brian Holland, CEO of Chesapeake Health Care, echoed this excitement, stating, “We are pleased that Dr. Mitchell Gittelman and his staff are joining our growing team of medical providers. Dr. Gittelman is well-known in the community for his compassion and attentiveness to care, and we look forward to the positive impact this collaboration will have on our community.”

The addition of Dr. Gittelman, Maria Garde, PA-C, and their team aligns seamlessly with Chesapeake Health Care’s commitment to providing outstanding healthcare to our community. Whether you’re an existing patient or new to our family, we extend a warm welcome to experience the exceptional care that defines Chesapeake Health Care.

For appointments and inquiries, please contact Chesapeake Health Care at 410-749-1015 or visit

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