Orthopedic Oncology, Hip & Knee Reconstruction and Replacement Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Director, Section of Orthopedic Oncology, Associate Chief Medical Officer for Surgery, Chief of Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, and Associate Dean of Surgical Services at Rush Medical College
A highly regarded expert in the area of orthopedic oncology and limb reconstruction, Dr. Gitelis currently serves as the Director of the Rush Center for Limb Preservation. His numerous appointments also include Endowed Chair, Rush Medical College Professor of Orthopedic Oncology and Director, Section of Orthopedic Oncology, Rush University Medical Center.
Dr. Gitelis has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Rush, completing both his orthopedic surgery residency and general surgery internship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. His early orthopedic oncology experience came from fellowships at the prestigious Rizzoli Institute, Bologna, Italy (under renowned Professor Mario Campanacci), and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
He and his wife Mary have five children: Marc, Sarah, Samantha, Matthew, and Sydney.
Dr. Steven Gitelis was voted among the top 1% of Top Doctors in America® by U.S.News & World Report and Castle Connolly. The Top Doctors list is widely regarded as a high-quality reference guide to the medical profession.
|Practice Emphasis:||Orthopedic Surgery|
|Medical School:||Rush Medical College|
|Residency:||Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL|
|Fellowship:||Rizzoli Institute, Bologna, Italy|
|Board Certification:||Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Special Procedures:||Limb salvage|
Pediatric cancer surgery
Minimally invasive bone grafts
|Research Interests:||Limb salvage|
Bone graft techniques
|Disclosures:||AAOS Record of Disclosure|
Clinical Support Staff
Dr. Gitelis has office hours at the following location:
Rush University Medical Center
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