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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2018
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Otolaryngology, 2017
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Otolaryngology, 2013
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • MD, 2012
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • BA, 2008
    University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

National Provider ID: 1164780342


Lyuba Gitman, M.D., is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Otolaryngology at Children’s National Hospital and George Washington University. Dr. Gitman obtained her medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College (formerly Jefferson Medical College), Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA in 2012. After completing Otolaryngology Residency at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, she went on to fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children’s National Medical Center. She is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 

Dr. Gitman’s clinical interests include complex surgical management of pediatric airway obstruction, obstructive sleep apnea, sinonasal disease, pediatric head and neck masses, and treating patients with genetic disorders involving the head and neck. Dr. Gitman, along with several other pediatric specialists, helped initiate a Turner Syndrome multi-disciplinary clinic at Children’s National Medical Center. She has an interest in the evaluation of swallowing disorders, including functional endoscopic evaluation of swallow (FEES), especially in the neonatal population. Her research endeavors also include novel techniques for the management of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage.  She sees patients with a wide range of ENT concerns as well, including ankyloglossia (tongue tie), hearing loss, recurrent ear infections, ear drum perforations, and systemic diseases involving the head and neck.