Steven Gitelis, MD

Title: Endowed Professor of Orthopedic Oncology, Associate Chair of Orthopedic Surgery, Senior Attendee

Company: Rush University, Rush University Medical Center

Location: Chicago, IL United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Top Doctors, Chicago Magazine (2014, 2016, 2018)
  • Featured Listee, America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2008-2012, 2014, 2018)
  • Featured Listee, Best Doctors in America (2007, 2009-2012, 2017-2018)
  • Recipient, ICARE Achievement Award, Rush University (2017)
  • Recipient, Steven Gitelis MD Inspiration Award, AlloSource (2017
  • Featured Listee, Top Cancer Doctors (2017)
  • Honoree, Top Doctor in Chicago, The International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (2017)
  • Featured Listee, America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2013, 2017)
  • Featured Listee, Top Doctor, Newsweek (2015)
  • Featured Listee, Best Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2014)
  • Featured Listee, Best Doctors Top 1%, U.S. News & World Report L.P. (2012-2014)
  • Recipient, Patients’ Choice Award (2012); Featured Listee, Best Doctors Magazine (2012)
  • Featured Listee, America’s Top Orthopedists, Consumers’ Research Council of America (2007, 2012)
  • Featured Listee, Strathmore’s Who’s Who (1999, 2010)
  • Recipient, Golden Apple Teaching Award, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University (2004)
  • Featured Listee, Top Doctors Chicago Metro Area, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2003)
  • Inductee, Zeta Chapter of Illinois, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2002)
  • Recipient, Clinton Compere, MD Outstanding Presentation Award, Twentieth Century Orthopaedic Association (2000)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Alumnus, Rush University (2000)
  • Featured Listee, Best Doctors Chicago Metro Region, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (1999)
  • Featured Listee, Who Are the Best 2,000 Doctors in North America, M.M. Braun Publisher (1997)
  • Featured Listee, Best Doctors in Chicago, Chicago Magazine (1996)
  • Featured Listee, Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White, Inc. (1993)
  • Recipient, Commendation Medal, U.S. Navy (1993)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Alumnus, Niles North High School, Skokie, Illinois (1989)
  • Recipient, James A. Campbell Award, Alumni Association, Rush University (1984)
  • Recipient, North American Traveling Fellowship, American Osteopathic Association (1983)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Research Award, Society for Biomaterials (1979)
  • Recipient, Frank E. Stinchfield Award, The Hip Society (1979)
  • Recipient, Berkheiser Award, Institute of Medicine of Chicago (1978)
  • Recipient, Resident Research Award, American Association for Hand Surgery (1976)
  • Inductee, The Phi Beta Kappa Society (1971)
  • Inductee, Phi Eta Sigma (1971)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (2012-2014, 2016)


  • Doctor of Medicine, Rush University
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, With High Honors

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