Monica Ghitan, MD

Associate Chief, Infectious Diseases

Maimonides Physician


Infectious Diseases



About Me

Dr. Monica Ghitan is the Associate Director of Infectious Diseases and Fellowship Program DIrector in the Department of Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Ghitan is also Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. She has been part of the team for years, completing both her medical residency and post-doctor fellowship at Maimonides. Dr. Monica Ghitan has been involved in a wide range of research, including infections epidemiology and transmission, resistant organisms and Clostridium Difficile among other. She has professional affiliations with the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Dr. Ghitan holds the academic title of Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at SUNY Downstate.

Areas of Expertise

  • Infectious Diseases

Conditions Treated

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Antibiotic-Resistant Infections


  • Age-Appropriate Vaccinations
  • HIV Counseling
  • Pre- and Post-Travel Counseling
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Immunizations
  • Travel Vaccinations


Medical Degree

Instit De Medicina Si Farmacie


Maimonides Medical Center


Maimonides Medical Center


Infectious Disease


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

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