Gerard A. Baltazar, D.O.
Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Long Island School of Medicine
NYU Winthrop Hospital
Dr. Gerard Baltazar, DO, FACOS, FACS is a trauma and intensive care surgeon at NYU Langone Health. Dr. Baltazar obtained his undergraduate degree in biology and fine art from Georgetown University and his doctorate from Touro University California. His postgraduate training focused on underserved urban communities in New York City and Newark, New Jersey. Before joining NYU, Dr. Baltazar was the Director of Surgical Critical Care at a safety-net hospital in the Bronx.
Since his neighborhood in New Rochelle became an American pandemic epicenter, Dr. Baltazar has treated and performed research for critically-ill COVID patients. By sharing his experience from the frontline, Dr. Baltazar aims to encourage understanding and positivity in the wake of tragedy.
Dr. Baltazar disclosed that he had no actual or apparent conflicts of interest in relation to this session.