Dr. Leon A. Nitkin, MD

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Dr. Leon A. Nitkin, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male

Leon A Nitkin MD 1120 Brighton Beach Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235 Get Directions
(718) 646-8808

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Leon Nitkin is a top-ranked ob/gyn providing compassionate, state-of-the-art care for women from throughout Brooklyn, NY. With offices in both...
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Perm State Medical Academy

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Coney Island Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Kings County Hospital Center

    Completed in 1987

    Wyckoff Hospital

    Completed in 1984

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Nitkin says...

Leon Nitkin is a top-ranked ob/gyn providing compassionate, state-of-the-art care for women from throughout Brooklyn, NY. With offices in both Brighton Beach and Downtown Brooklyn, Dr. Nitkin makes it easy and convenient for women to get the care they need to enjoy the best health possible at every age, from adolescence through menopause.

Board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Nitkin has extensive experience treating a wide array of obstetric and gynecological issues, including uterine fibroids, heavy menstrual bleeding, sexually-transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancies, offering safe, confidential pregnancy termination options including both surgical options and the RU486 "abortion pill." In addition, he provides gynecological care for adolescents as well as minimally-invasive in-office diagnostic evaluations and second opinion consultations to help women make the most informed decisions possible about their care.

Dr. Nitkin is committed to providing each patient with the broadest array of care options so every patient can feel confident in her care and her health. The practice's Safe Option program was created to enable women to take the steps they need to terminate unplanned pregnancies without worrying about judgment or recriminations. As a leading care provider in New York City, Dr. Nitkin's goal is to provide the highest-quality care with a compassionate approach aimed at helping every woman feel relaxed and empowered.

Dr. Nitkin completed his medical degree at Perm State Medical Academy, followed by two residencies in obstetrics and gynecology, including one at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and a second at the State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center.

Dr. Nitkin welcomes new patients as well as walk-in patients. He speaks English, Russian and Polish, and the practice accepts most major types of insurance plans.