Emily Gottlieb was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She graduated with a bachelor of arts from Carleton College in 1999. Following her undergraduate education, she moved to Washington, DC where she worked for two years at the National Institutes of Health as a research intern. She then attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and received her doctorate of osteopathy in May of 2009. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois in June 2013.
Dr. Gottlieb lives with her husband and 2 children in Bethesda.