Dr. Gitlin is the Director of Pediatric Urology at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in New York City and Assistant Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He graduated from Binghamton University and received his medical degree from Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. Dr.Gitlin graduated in the top of his class and was elected to be a member of AOA, the most prestigious American medical honor society. Dr. Gitlin was also awarded the Herbert Lourie award for dedication, gentility, thoughtfulness, philanthropy, compassion and commitment to academic excellence.
Dr. Gitlin performed his general surgery and urology training at NYU medical center in New York City. During his training, Dr. Gitlin presented his research on varicoceles, prostate cancer, and bladder cancer both locally and nationally.
Dr. Gitlin then pursued a fellowship in pediatric urology. The first year of this fellowship was spent in the basic science laboratory of Dr. HenrySun where his research focused on understanding the genetic link in patients with vesico-ureteral reflux and his work was published in Kidney International. He performed the clinical portion of his fellowship at the Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana – one of the few nationally recognized training centers for pediatric urology in the country. This intense training covered all aspects of pediatric urology, but a special emphasis was placed on reconstructive surgery of the bladder, kidney and penis/urethra. Dr. Gitlin’s research on catheterizable urinary channels and pregnancy in women with bladder augmentations was presented both nationally and internationally.
He is board certified in urology, a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of The Society for Pediatric Urology. He was on the faculty of Montefiore Children’s Hospital before joining Pediatric Urology Associates. He is interested in all aspects of reconstructive pediatric urology. Dr. Gitlin is also dedicated to providing care to children in third-world countries. He is a member of Heal the Children and participates in a yearly mission to provide pediatric urologic care to the children of Guatemala.
Dr. Gitlin sees patients in our Long Island and Manhattan offices.
CURRENT HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center
NSUH/LIJ Medical Center New Hyde Park, NY
Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn, NY
St. Charles Hospital Suffolk, NY
PROFESSIONAL AND UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Pediatric Urology Fellowship Research Fellow
New York University Medical Center New York, NY Clinical Fellow Riley Children’s HospitalIndianapolis, IN
Urology and General Surgery Residency
New York University Medical Center New York, NY
SUNY Upstate Medical Center Syracuse, NY
Undergraduate Education SUNY Binghamton Binghamton, NY