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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Steven Gitelis is Excellent. Dr. Gitelis has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Diseases
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Bone Tumors/Cancer (Chondrosarcoma)
  • Bone marrow inflammation (Osteomyelitis)
  • Chondroblastoma
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Femoral Cancer (Thigh Bone Neoplasm)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Limb Salvage
  • Malignant Bone Tumors/Cancer (Osteosarcoma)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Prosthesis Failure
  • Soft Tissue Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Gitelis graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone Cancer (Bone Neoplasm)
Bone Transplantation
Bone Tumors/Cancer (Chondrosarcoma)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)


Dr. Gitelis has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Rush University Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Steven Gitelis MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 36 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Steven Gitelis practice?
Dr. Steven Gitelis has 1 office location.
Dr. Steven Gitelis practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Chicago, IL.
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