George Bitar, MD, FACS, is an award-winning, fellowship-trained board-certified plastic surgeon who has performed over 20,000 cosmetic facial and body procedures.
He is the founder and medical director of the Bitar Cosmetic Surgery Institute & Medspa. The institute is the only private practice in the Washington, DC, area endorsed by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery to run a fellowship training program for upcoming plastic surgeons. The institute offers all aesthetic services from skin care, lasers, non-surgical body contouring and injectables to cosmetic surgery and has a state-of-the-art surgery center.
Dr. Bitar is assistant clinical professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and is also a frequent lecturer at Georgetown University and the University of Virginia’s Plastic Surgery Departments. He has authored several book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed medical journals including a major study about safety of cosmetic surgery on 4,478 patients.
Dr. Bitar is one of a handful of plastic surgeons to have operated on all six continents throughout the course of his training. Having trained alongside some of the top plastic surgeons in the world in Rio de Janeiro, Beverly Hills, New York, Paris , and London, he has assimilated the best techniques to offer his patients an individualized plan that suits their needs. He has participated in several medical missions to India and Vietnam and has been named the National Man of the Year by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Surgical and non-surgical rhinoplasties, revision rhinoplasties, eyelid lifts, ethnic rhinoplasties, body contouring procedures, transaxillary breast augmentations; neck lifts, face lifts, Model Lift™, high definition liposuction
DESIGNATIONS, AFFILIATIONS, and AWARDS
Top Plastic Surgeon on the East Coast, Aesthetic Everything Awards ( Beverly Hills 2019); The 100: Meet 100 Influential Lebanese Figures Around the World; Top Doctors in America, Castle Connolly (2011–2020); Visiting Lecturer, Georgetown University Dept. of Plastic Surgery; Assistant Professor, George Washington University School of Medicine; Fellow, American College of Surgeons; American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; American Society of Plastic Surgeons; American Board of Plastic Surgery, Realself Hall of Fame Inductee