Dr. Sami Bittar, MD


Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Dr. Sami Bittar, MD

Dr. Sami Bittar, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in La Grange Highlands, IL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Bittar is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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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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      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    • 1

      Dr. Bittar has received 1 sanction

      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
      • 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.
      • State: Illinois
    • 1
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      Dr. Bittar has 1 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.
      • State: Illinois

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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


    • 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

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Arabic

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    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    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 Grafts
    • Skin and Tissue Reduction
    • Wound Repair