Youssef El Bitar, MD

Orthopedics and Sport’s Medicine
Dr. El Bitar completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City (2015). He also completed a spine fellowship at SIU School of Medicine (2014), a hip preservation fellowship at the American Hip Institute in Westmont, Ill. (2013) and an adult reconstruction fellowship at SIU School of Medicine (2012). Dr. El Bitar completed an orthopedic residency at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon (2011), where he also earned his medical and bachelor’s degrees. Before joining SIU HealthCare, Dr. El Bitar worked as a team physician for the University of Iowa’s football team, the Hawkeyes.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. El Bitar, call Carlinville Area Hospital at 217-854-3141, ext. 250. Appointments are available Monday through Wednesday.