Mark Gittleman, MD

Mark Gittleman, MD

General Surgery Allentown, PA

Breast Care Specialists


Office Address

  • 250 Cetronia Road
    Suite 302
    Allentown, PA 18104
    Phone: (610) 366-7333
    Fax: (610) 366-7334

Mark Gittleman, MD

General Surgery Allentown, PA

Breast Care Specialists

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: General Surgery, Breast
  • Clinical Interests: Breast Diseases; Segmental Mastectomy; Brachytherapy; Treatment Outcome; Registries; Breast Ductal Carcinoma; Prospective Studies; Biopsy; Breast Neoplasms

Education & Medical Training

  • Franklin & Marshall College
  • PinnacleHealth System - Polyclinic
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaPerelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pennsylvania Health SystemUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1970 - 2016
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery, 1975

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
  • Teacher of the Year in SurgeryHospital Center and the Allentown Hospital, 1987
  • Physicians Recognition AwardAMA, 1981-2004

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Five-year analysis of treatment efficacy and cosmesis by the American Society of Breast Surgeons Mammosite breast brachytherapy registry trial in patients treated with...  Vicini F, Beitsch P, Quiet C, Gittleman M., Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 5/1/2010
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons Mammosite radiation therapy system registry trial: ductal carcinoma-in-situ subset analysis – 4-year data in 194 treated lesions  Keisch M, Vicini F, Beitsch P, Quiet C, Keleher A, Garcia D, Snider H, Gittleman M, Am. J. Surg., 10/1/2009
  • Four-year clinical update from the American Society of Breast Surgeons Mammosite brachytherapy trial  Nelson J, Beitsch P, Vicini F, Quiet C, Garcia D, Snider H, Gittleman M, Am. J. Surg., 7/1/2009

Books/Book Chapters

  • Ultrasound In Surgical Practice Chapter: Breast Ultrasound 
    Gittleman MA
    Editors: .Wiley P Publishers
    2001

Abstracts/Posters

  • Cosmesis and radiation toxicity following balloon brachytherapy in early breast cancer: Preliminary 5-year results Schochet E, Gittleman M, Eid S, et. al., Society of Surgical Oncology, Chicago, IL, 3/1/2008
  • Assessment of intraoperative margin status using a novel device measuring surface cellular electromagnetic properties Feldman E, Woodward J, Gittleman M, et. al., Society of Surgical Oncology, Chicago, IL, 3/1/2008
  • Two year analysis of treatment efficacy and cosmesis by the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) MammoSite Breast Brachytherapy Registry Trial in patients treate... Vicini, F., Beitsch, P., Quiet, C., Keleher, A., Garcia, D., Snider, H., Gittleman, M., Zannis, V., Kuerer, H., Whitacre, E, Journal of Clinical Oncology, ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I, 1/1/2006

Lectures

  • Molecular Profiling in Breast Cancer Multiple Locations, 2012, 2013 - 9/27/2013
  • Risk Assessment Mexico City - 9/27/2013
  • Intraoperative Margin Assessment with the MarginProbe Systems National Harbor, MD - 3/8/2013

Other

  • Breast Ultrasound for the Surgeon. A CME Category I approved educational CD-ROM Gittleman MA
    6/1/1998

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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