Dr. David Bitar, MD

Dr. David Bitar, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. David Bitar, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

2900 Telegraph Ave

Berkeley, CA 94705

Contact Information

(510) 845-4638

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bitar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Destruction of Anal Tumor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bitar performs Destruction of Anal Tumor more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Bitar performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bitar treats Hemorrhoids more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Bitar treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bitar treats Abdominal Disorders more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Bitar treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Bitar's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Anal Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Warts
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Cancer
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colovaginal Fistula
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistula Repair
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pruritus Ani
Rectal Abscess
Rectal Bleeding
Rectal Prolapse
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Vesicocolic Fistula

About Me

Care Philosophy

Colon cancer, rectal cancer, local excision of rectal cancer, sphincter preservation during rectal cancer treatment, perianal & anal canal squamous cell carcinoma, colonoscopy for screening for colorectal cancer.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1976
    Presby Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1976
  • 1975
    Mt Zion Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1975
  • 1972
    Mt Zion Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1972
  • 1971
    McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1971

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Bitar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bitar

3.5

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Overall a very poor experience. He did not come and explain how the surgery went afterward (left that to a nurse, who didn't have all the information); when complications arose he said "That's not my problem, you should go to the emergency room." Results put me in worse condition than pre-surgery....Read More
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