Gila Leiter, M.D.

Dr. Gila Leiter has practiced for several decades at Mt. Sinai Hospital, delivering thousands of babies and taking care of multiple generations of women. A graduate of Yeshiva University and Albert Einstein Medical School, she is an Associate Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, President of the Medical Board of Mount Sinai Hospital, and serves on multiple Mount Sinai Hospital committees, including the Administrative Executive Committee, Professionalism Committee, Surgical subcommittee for residency education. She is past President of the Attending Association, as well as on its executive committee.

Dr. Leiter has published and edited many books and articles, including “Everything You Need to Know to Have a Healthy Twin Pregnancy”. She is involved in research on postpartum depression, and lectures extensively to medical students and residents of OB/GYN, as well as to community health forums, nationally and internationally. She serves on multiple medical advisory boards,helping women of all ages, such as at risk teens and women who have or at high risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer.

Dr. Leiter resides with her husband and four daughters, including a set of twins, and enjoys long distance running, biking, and hiking.