Dr. Mark Gittleman, MD

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Surgical Oncology | Male

Dr. Mark Gittleman, MD
Dr. Mark Gittleman leads the celebrated Coordinated Health Breast Center with Dr. Cara Guilfoyle. The center won the 2015 Healthcare Hero award for women's health and wellness, a recognition presented each year by Lehigh Valley Business' independent panel of healthcare leaders to the person or group in the greater Lehigh Valley making the biggest difference in the field. Dr. Gittleman has been practicing general surgery in the Lehigh Valley for more than 30 years, but in 1995 decided to restrict his practice exclusively to the surgery and disease of the breast. In addition to being a board-certified surgeon, he is certified in breast ultrasound and stereotactic interventional breast procedures by the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Gittleman is a frequent speaker at professional meetings discussing topics such as image-guided breast surgery and breast brachytherapy. He is also a principal clinical investigator in a number of clinical trials regarding the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. He is involved in a number of professional organizations including The American Society of Breast Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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    Dr. Mark Gittleman leads the celebrated Coordinated Health Breast Center with Dr. Cara Guilfoyle. The center won the 2015 Healthcare Hero award for women's health and wellness, a recognition presented each year by Lehigh Valley Business' independent panel of healthcare leaders to the person or group in the greater Lehigh Valley making the biggest difference in the field.

    Dr. Gittleman has been practicing general surgery in the Lehigh Valley for more than 30 years, but in 1995 decided to restrict his practice exclusively to the surgery and disease of the breast. In addition to being a board-certified surgeon, he is certified in breast ultrasound and stereotactic interventional breast procedures by the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

    Dr. Gittleman is a frequent speaker at professional meetings discussing topics such as image-guided breast surgery and breast brachytherapy. He is also a principal clinical investigator in a number of clinical trials regarding the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. He is involved in a number of professional organizations including The American Society of Breast Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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    •  Specializes in Surgical Oncology
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Basal Type Breast Cancer
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Cancer Recurrence
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    • Invasive Breast Cancer
    • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
    • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphoma of the Breast
    • Male Breast Cancer
    • Malignant Breast Tumor
    • Melanoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tubular Carcinoma
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1969

    • Internship Hospital
      Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

      Completed in 1970

    • Residency Hospital
      Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

      Completed in 1974

    • Undergraduate School
      Franklin and Marshall College

      Graduated in 1965

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Surgical Oncology

    Procedures Performed

    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery