Dr. Imad Bitar, MD

Dr. Imad Bitar, MD

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Dr. Imad Bitar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Hattiesburg, MS and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in rheumatology.

15 Orleans Dr

Hattiesburg, MS 39402

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  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Dr. Bitar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bitar treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bitar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bitar treats Osteoarthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bitar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bitar treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bitar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Bitar's conditions and procedures:

Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Imad Bitar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Hattiesburg, MS and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Roger Williams Med Center
Residency Hospital
1997
University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
2005
1997

Awards

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1 Star
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Dr. Bitar and his staff are excellent. They are very caring. Dr. Bitar is truly concerned with my well-being. He listens to how I feel and discusses treatment plans with me.
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Short version, referred because he supposedly specialized in fibromyalgia. Acted the entire time as though I was just trying to cheat the system and get on disability and literally said, "There's no fix so you will just have to live with the pain and suffering the rest of your life. You might as...Read More
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Saw him a couple of weeks ago because I was in a bad flare. He wanted to give me steroids but I can't take them. When I refused the steroids he then told me he didn't need to see me for a year. When I said that I felt like he was just throwing me away. He didn't say anything. So I'm not going...Read More
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