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Bernard Bach Jr.
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David Cheng
Mark Cohen
Brian Cole
Matthew Colman
Craig Della Valle
Christopher DeWald
David Fardon
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April Fetzer
Brian Forsythe
Jorge Galante
Tad Gerlinger
Leda Ghannad
Steven Gitelis
Edward Goldberg
Kamran Hamid
George Holmes Jr.
Joshua Jacobs
Monica Kogan
Simon Lee
Brett Levine
Johnny Lin
Gregory Lopez
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Denis Nam
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Madhu Singh
Scott Sporer
Nicholas Ting
Nikhil Verma
Kathleen Weber
Joel Williams
Robert Wysocki
Adam Yanke
Steven Gitelis, M.D.
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 Oncology
Hip Reconstruction and Replacement
Knee Reconstruction and Replacement
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
Growing prosthesis
Minimally invasive bone grafts
Research Interests:Limb salvage
Bone graft techniques
Disclosures:AAOS Record of Disclosure
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Support Staff

Patricia Piasecki

Dr. Gitelis has office hours at the following location:

Rush University Medical Center

In the News

MOR Physicians Among Chicago Magazine's 'Top Doctors'
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Physicians Selected as Chicago Magazine's 2014 'Top Doctors'
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Physicians Well Represented in 'Top Doctors' List
Dr. Gitelis Takes on New Roles at Rush University and Rush Medical College
Life-Long Athlete Discovers Her Passion after Cancer Knocks Her Off-Course
Life After Cancer: Dr. Gitelis Celebrates with Three Exceptional Patients
Dr. Gitelis Named 2011 RUMC Medical Staff President Elect
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Grateful Patient's Bequest Supports Her Physician's Research
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Bone Cancer Surgery a Success for 9-Year-Old Boy
Michigan State Honors Dr. Gitelis, MOR Orthopaedic Oncology Program
ESPN.com: Ray Still Fighting to Play
Profile in Courage
Refusing to Give Up
MOR Physicians Make 2011-2012 Best Doctors in America® List
Treatment of Bone Tumors from Metastatic Breast Cancer

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