Kyle Glithero, MD

Maimonides Physician


Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Cancer



About Me

Dr. Kyle Glithero is an Attending Physician in Pediatric Surgery at Maimonides Children's Hospital. He also is the Maimonides Medical Center's representative for the Children's Oncology Group, the world's largest organization for childhood cancer research. After finishing his premedical studies at Columbia University, Dr. Glithero received his medical degree at the Sackler School of Medicine. Dr. Glithero went on to finish his General Surgery internship and residency at Maimonides Medical Center and completed fellowship training in Pediatric Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami, FL. Dr. Glithero provides care for families throughout all stages of a child's development, from prenatal consults, surgery for newborns with congenital anomalies as well as complex robot-assisted and traditional endoscopic operations in children and teens. As a Responsible Investigator of the Children's Oncology Group, Dr. Glithero is part of a multidisciplinary team providing compassionate, comprehensive care for children with cancer.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Pediatric Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Pediatric Tumors
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pediatric Colorectal Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of the Head and Neck, Chest, and Abdomen


  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Nuss Procedure


Medical Degree

Sackler School of Medicine


Maimonides Medical Center


Maimonides Medical Center


Nicklaus Children's Hospital


General Surgery


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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