353 Veterans Highway, Suite 104
Commack, NY 11725
Telephone: (631) 498-1344
Fax: (718) 283-6603
1999 Marcus Avenue, M18
Lake Success, NY 11042
Phone: (516) 466-6953
Fax: (516) 466-5608
Dr. Gitlin is the Chief of Pediatric Urology at NYU Winthrop Hospital. He is also a clinical assistant professor at NYU LONG ISLAND School of Medicine. He graduated from Binghamton University and received his medical degree from Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY.
Dr. Gitlin graduated at the top of his medical school class and was elected to be a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), the most prestigious American medical school honor society.
While a medical student, Dr. Gitlin was 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. Henry Sun where his research focused on understanding the genetic link in patients with vesicoureteral 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 BUSIEST 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 catheterizing urinary channels and pregnancy in women with bladder augmentations was presented both nationally and internationally.
He is board-certified in urology, with a special certification and letter of qualification to practice pediatric urology. Hs is a member of The Society for Pediatric Urology. He was on the faculty of Montefiore Children’s Hospital before joining Pediatric Urology Associates in 2004. He is interested in all aspects of reconstructive pediatric urology, specifically neurogenic bladder and complex hypospadias repairs. 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.
Pediatric Urology Fellowship
Riley Children’s Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
Urology and General Surgery Residency
NYU Medical Center, New York, NY
SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, Syracuse, NY
Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
Specialty Board and Licenses
Subspecialty Certificate in Pediatric Urology
Diplomate, American Board of Urology