Mark Gittleman, MD

Mark Gittleman, MD

General Surgery Bethlehem, PA

Breast Care Specialists


Office Address

  • 2775 Schoenersville Rd
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    Phone: (610) 861-8080
    Fax: (610) 366-7334

Mark Gittleman, MD

General Surgery Bethlehem, 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 & Training

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

Certifications & Licensure

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

    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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