Dr. Gentile is a board-certified Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Specialist. She dedicated her latter years of study to this profession after osteopathic treatment helped her recover from a serious whiplash injury resulting from a motor vehicle accident in December 1992.
Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Gentile stayed in her home town to complete a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Microbiology. She worked as a microbiology supervisor and breast cancer researcher at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and completed her premedical study at Hunter College in New York.
Dr. Gentile received her medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine where she remained an extra year to teach OMM as a Predoctoral Teaching Fellow. After medical school, Dr. Gentile completed a traditional internship at Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg, N.J. followed by a specialty residency in Neuromusculoskeletal and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, N.Y. At St. Barnabas, she acquired extensive experience in the treatment of pregnant woman, newborns, children and medical/surgical patients of all ages.