Dr. Gila Leiter, MD

Dr. Gila Leiter, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Gila Leiter, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1983 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology, prenatal care, and more.Read her story

1160 Park Ave

New York, NY 10128

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • POMCO Group

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Leiter

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Leiter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Atrophic Vaginitis
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Leiter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Leiter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leiter "I am fortunate to have a very active clinical practice, treating women of all ages through all stages of their life cycle, as well as serving in leadership roles at Mount Sinai Hospital and in the larger community. I am currently President of the Medical Board at Mount Sinai Hospital, as well Associate Clinical Professor at The Icahn School of Medicine, where I teach medical students and residents. I also have four energetic daughters, and enjoy cycling and running, doing triathlons and trail running when I can."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leiter "I have been privileged to care for generations of women; delivering thousands of babies; treating women with sensitivity while being at the cutting edge of new developments in ob/gyn I treat women of all ages and backgrounds through their reproductive years and beyond,, and have expertise in complications of pregnancy, postpartum depression, hormonal imbalance,, and menopause and osteoporosis management. I believe in a holistic approach to women's health care,including lifestyle modifications."

10  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Bisexual and Transgender Gynecology
  • Emergency Obstetric & Newborn Care
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Prenatal Care

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

64  Conditions Treated

Read Less

38  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Amniocentesis
  • Birth Control
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecologic Ultrasound
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Nexplanon® Etonogestrel Implant
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Oophorectomy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Post Menopause Treatment
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Ultrasound, Transvaginal
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
Read Less

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Yeshiva University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Mount Sinai Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leiter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Leiter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Leiter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Leiter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leiter to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Leiter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Leiter is surely recommended as a bright and thorough doctor. I had some great experiences visiting her. Yet some of my visits I came out feeling belittled and made fun of. Interesting to note that her reviews are outstanding. Makes me think that she has her picks and moods. I would not change...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Leiter is a great doctor who is very calming to patients, and her experience shows with every interaction. She is kind, considerate and will always go the extra mile for her patients. She helped me get birth control that made sense for me and is always ready to answer my questions.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Leiter is a great person, a great doctor, and most impressively, a great diagnostician. I came to her with a peculiar bubble in my groin area. Obviously, I was so upset. She calmed me; she examined me; she knew what it was (not gynecological, as it turned out) and referred me to the right...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Leiter has been my doctor for 10+ years. I never have to worry or feel the need to get a second opinion. It was such a comfort having her with me throughout my recent pregnancy. She answered all my questions and provided me with options but let me make my own decisions. When it came to the...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Leiter
Are you Dr. Leiter?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!