Dr. Benjamin A. Gitterman , MD


(301) 681-7020

Discovery Pediatrics
10313 Georgia Ave Ste 303
Silver Spring, MD 20902


Benjamin Gitterman, MD is associate professor of Pediatrics and Public Health at Children’s National Medical Center and George Washington University. His areas of expertise include children’s environmental health, child advocacy, and community health focused training and program development. Dr. Gitterman is co-director of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment, one of 10 federally funded pediatric environmental health centers in the Nation. He directs a regularly scheduled clinic at Children’s National Medical Center dedicated to pediatric environmental health issues, and lead exposure/lead poisoning. He has written and spoken nationally and internationally on the topic of children’s environmental health and has been a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Children’s Environmental Health. Dr. Gitterman is the immediate past-president of the D.C. Chapter of the AAP. He is also the medical director of Project Health, DC, a collaboration linking college undergraduates and pediatric mentors with community health programs. He also volunteers annually overseas with Operation Smile.

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Languages Spoken: French and Spanish

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Holy Cross Hospital

Specialties: Pediatrics

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Gitterman's Office Information

Fax: (301) 168-1014
Website: discoverypediatrics.net
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Sat8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Sun8:00 AM-10:00 AM

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