Dr. David Gitlin, DPM

Dr. David Gitlin, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Dr. David Gitlin, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Hewlett, NY. He specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery.

1265 Hewlett Plz

Hewlett, NY 11557

Contact Information

(516) 791-3338

Insurance Accepted

  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
more than 57% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
more than 18% of peers
more than 12% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

26  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Brachymetatarsia
  • Bunion
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 1
  • Clubfoot
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Dropfoot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Ulcer of Foot

22  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wound Care and Management

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.


  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Ritas Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Hospital Queens
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gitlin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gitlin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gitlin to family and friends
13 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gitlin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I have recommended him and will again .
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The front line tells me a lot. His office manager, Alexandra, was knowledgeable, helpful and prepared me for an exceptional consultation with Dr. Gitlin a week prior. I was not disappointed. Dr. Gitlin fires on all cylinders whether he's mapping out the medical strategy or getting to the heart of...more
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Dr Gitlin is one of the best doctors I have ever had. He is genuinely concerned about his patients well being. He performed my surgery to repair a torn lisfranc ligament. He was amazing from pre op, to the day of the surgery, and thru the follow up appointments. Having offices on Long Island...more
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Dr. Gitlin is the best Foot Doctor out there ,his only concern is to help his patients get well and he is great at that he is honest and direct never make outrageous promises ,He is a awesome person....
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Doctor Gitlin his Staff and my overall experience is of the highest Quality I was so well taken care of that the whole experience start to get me all emotional. I suffered for years with pain and fear with other doctors I cant say enough good things about everything from beginning to end....more
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