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Steven Gitelis, MD

Steven Gitelis, MD
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Specialty:
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Orthopedic 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 grafting
  • Cancer surgery, pediatric
  • Chondroblastoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • Growing prosthesis
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Limb salvage
  • Soft tissue tumors
Research Interests:
  • Limb salvage
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Bone graft techniques
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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. Inhibition of the Wnt-ß-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]
  2. 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.
  3. 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 Mar 15
  4. 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 Sep 22
    5:62
  5. Giant cell tumor with involvement of the patellar ligament.
    Cipriano C, Blank A, Miller I, Gitelis S.
    J Knee Surg.
    2010 Dec
    23(4):229-32.
  6. The use of locking plates in orthopedic oncology reconstructions
    Virkus WW, Miller BJ, Chye PC, Gitelis S
    Orthopedics
    2008 May
    31(5):438
  7. Short and long term failure of the modular oncology knee prosthesis
    Gitelis S, Yergler JD, Sawlani N, Schiff A, Shott S
    Orthopedics
    2008 Apr
    31(4):362
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