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Steven Gitelis, MD

Steven Gitelis, MD
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Specialty:
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Rush Medical College
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic - Orthopedic Oncology
  Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Italy
Clinical Expertise:
  • Bone cancer (bone sarcoma)
  • Bone grafting
  • Cancer surgery, pediatric
  • Chondroblastoma
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • Growing prosthesis
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Limb salvage
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
Research Interests:
  • Limb salvage
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Bone graft techniques
Languages Spoken:
  • English
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.

  1. Frequent Complications and Severe Bone Loss Associated With the Repiphysis Expandable Distal Femoral Prosthesis.
    Cipriano CA, Gruzinova IS, Frank RM, Gitelis S, Virkus WW
    Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.
    2014 Mar 25
  2. Research findings working with the p53 and Rb1 targeted osteosarcoma mouse model.
    Lu Y, Gitelis S, Lei G, Ding M, Maki C, Mira RR, Zheng Q
    Am J Cancer Res
    2014
    4(3):234-44.
  3. Surgery in malignant bone tumors.
    Gitelis S, Bayne CO, Frank JM, Filingham Y, Kent PM
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
    37(4):192-7.
  4. Inhibition of the Wnt-β-catenin and Notch signaling pathways sensitizes osteosarcoma cells to chemotherapy.
    Ma Y, Ren R, Han EQ, Li H, Chen D, Jacobs JJ, Gitelis S, O'Keefe RJ, Konttinen YT, Yin G, Li TF.
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013
    2013 Jan 3. doi:pii: S0006-291X(12)02478-3. 10.1016/j.bbrc.2012.12.118. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Function after injection of benign bone lesions with a bioceramic.
    Fillingham YA, Lenart BA, Gitelis S.
    Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012
    2012 Jul
    470(7):2014-20. doi: 10.1007/s11999-012-2251-5.
  6. Chronic ankle pain and swelling in a 25-year-old woman: an unusual case.
    Kang RW, McGill KC, Lin J, Gitelis S.
    Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011
    2011 May
    469(5):1517-21. doi: 10.1007/s11999-011-1851-9. Epub 2011 Mar 15. No abstract available.
  7. A case of recurrent giant cell tumor of bone with malignant transformation and benign pulmonary metastases.
    Miller IJ, Blank A, Yin SM, McNickle A, Gray R, Gitelis S.
    Diagn Pathol. 2010
    2010 Sep 22
    5:62. doi: 10.1186/1746-1596-5-62.
  8. Giant cell tumor with involvement of the patellar ligament.
    Cipriano C, Blank A, Miller I, Gitelis S.
    J Knee Surg. 2010
    2010 Dec
    23(4):229-32.
  9. The use of locking plates in orthopedic oncology reconstructions.
    Virkus WW, Miller BJ, Chye PC, Gitelis S.
    Orthopedics. 2008
    2008 May
    31(5):438.
  10. Short and long term failure of the modular oncology knee prosthesis.
    Gitelis S, Yergler JD, Sawlani N, Schiff A, Shott S.
    Orthopedics. 2008
    2008 Apr
    31(4):362.
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