Dr. Sami M. Bittar, MD

Dr. Sami M. Bittar, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

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Dr. Bittar specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in La Grange Highlands, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    Sanction

    has received 1 Sanction

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    • Inappropriate personal relationship with patient(s)
    • Action Taken:Suspension
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    • Fine
    • Illinois
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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Plastic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bone Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Ptosis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecomastia
    • Hand Conditions
    • Localized Fat Deposits
    • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Trigger Finger

    Procedures Performed

    • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Cancer
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Facelift
    • Lip, Excision or Resection
    • Liposuction
    • Nipple Reconstruction
    • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
    • Skin and Tissue Reduction
    • Skin Grafts
    • Wound Repair

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Illinois.

    • 1
      Sanction

      Dr. Bittar has received 1 sanction

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      • Inappropriate personal relationship with patient(s)  (12/20/2012)
      • Action Taken: Suspension
      • Summary: Bittar, Sami M MD: License # 036 075257: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in a personal relationship with a patient and unprofessional interactions with patient of his practice. ACTION TAKEN: : The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s medical license on SUSPENSION beginning January 4, 2013 and ending March 5, 2013, followed by PROBATION for a minimum of two years beginning March 6, 2013 and imposed a FINE in the amount of $10,000.00.
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      Board Action

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      • Failure to disclose required information  (3/16/2016)
      • Action Taken: Fine
      • Summary: Bittar, Sami M MD: License # 036075257: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician failed to disclose his July 2014 termination of Medicaid privileges on his 2015 DEA renewal application to and to the Department. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation extended current PROBATION for a minimum of 12 months with additional coursework and imposed a FINE in the amount of $1,000.00.
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Damascus / Faculty Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1980

    • Internship Hospital
      Western Pennsylvania Hospital

      Completed in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      Rush-Presby St Lukes Med Ct

      Completed in 1989

      Western Pennsylvania Hospital

      Completed in 1987

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Southern Ill U Sch Med

      Completed in 1989

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Arabic
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    Dr. Bittar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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