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Meet Dr. Gonter

Neil J. Gonter, M.D., is a board certified Internist and Rheumatologist in clinical practice in Northern New Jersey and has joined HealthCentral’s Osteoporosis team to answer your questions. Learn more about him.

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Neil J. Gonter, M.D., is a board certified Internist and Rheumatologist in clinical practice in Northern New Jersey. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. He completed his fellowship in Rheumatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

His clinical interests include all forms of rheumatic disease, with a specialization in rheumatoid arthritis, musculoskeletal ultrasound, gout, as well as osteoporosis. He is certified by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry as a densitometrist and has read thousands of DXA’s over the past few years for Hackensack University Medical Center. He is the co-director of the Osteoporosis Center of North Jersey and is often a source of referral for osteoporosis consultation. He is involved in many clinical trials and has done research in female, as well as male osteoporosis. He has done extensive lecturing for medical and community groups and has been interviewed on the CBS evening news as well as numerous cable programs.

Dr. Gonter is married with 4 children. He enjoys spending time with his family and traveling, as well as playing basketball and skiing.

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If you have a question for Dr. Gonter, send it to or leave a post in the Osteoporosis Message Board, and check back at the first of the month to see whether it’s been answered. Once a month, Dr. Gonter will pick three to five of your questions to answer in his blog. Although Dr. Gonter cannot give specific diagnoses, treatment recommendations or medical advice through our site, he will try to provide as much useful information as possible. We appreciate your questions and if yours is reprinted in Dr. Gonter’s blog, your identity will be kept confidential.

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