George Bitar, MD, FACS, is a trilingual, fellowship-trained, award-winning, board-certified plastic surgeon focusing on advanced cosmetic surgery of the face and body. He is currently the medical director of the Bitar Cosmetic Surgery Institute with offices in Fairfax and Manassas, Virginia. Dr. Bitar has performed more than 5,000 cosmetic facial, rhinoplasty, breast and body surgeries, including advanced corrective cosmetic procedures for patients unhappy with surgical results performed elsewhere. He has been named a top plastic surgeon by several magazines and organizations, including the Washingtonian, Northern Virginia, Health and Beauty and the Consumers’ Research Council of America.
Dr. Bitar is on the forefront of innovative techniques in the field of cosmetic medicine. He has introduced a DNA-based age management program and a new scar management system to the DC community, and has assimilated multiple disciplines under one roof to create a unique wellness center. In addition, Dr. Bitar regularly shares his plastic surgery expertise with the medical community. He is a visiting lecturer of plastic surgery at the University of Virginia, a guest speaker at the Yvonne de Vilar skin care institute and a staff member at INOVA Fairfax Hospital, where he also teaches plastic surgery residents. Winner of the Chairman Award in Plastic Surgery Research, he has co-authored several scientific articles in various peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals. Dr. Bitar has recently published two chapters in cosmetic surgery books about neck lift and breast augmentation. In addition, he is currently co-authoring a book on neck lift.
Dr. Bitar has been featured as an expert in cosmetic surgery on TV shows such as “Healthline” and “The Prudent Advisor,” on XM Satellite Radio and in numerous national and international magazines. Uniquely trained by some of the modern masters of cosmetic surgery in Rio de Janeiro, Paris, New York and Beverly Hills, Dr. Bitar has achieved mastery of many advanced surgical techniques. This level of expertise allows him to offer each patient an individualized treatment plan. In addition, Dr. Bitar applies his artistic talents acquired through watercolor painting and photography to provide patients their own unique aesthetic harmony.
Dr. Bitar obtained his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and completed a general surgery residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. While completing his plastic surgery residency at the University of Virginia, Dr. Bitar treated people with facial deformities and severe burns, as well as accident victims and people in need of hand surgery and/or microsurgery. This experience provided a strong foundation from which to launch his career in plastic surgery.
As a testament to his commitment to enhancing patients’ quality of life through plastic surgery, Dr. Bitar has volunteered for medical missions to various countries and operated on children with severe burn, facial and hand deformities. He also volunteers for the medical school admissions committee at George Washington University.
In order to provide his patients with high-quality cosmetic surgery, Dr. Bitar completed a cosmetic and breast surgery fellowship, during which he studied under ten board-certified plastic surgeons. Internationally, he has trained with some of the world’s most prominent cosmetic surgeons. Dr. Bitar has learned the techniques of Dr. Ivo Pitanguy, the father of Brazilian cosmetic surgery, and he has also trained with renowned plastic surgeons in Paris, Melbourne, Johannesburg, New York and Beverly Hills. Through this international training, Dr. Bitar has assimilated the secrets of leading cosmetic surgeons worldwide, a unique characteristic that allows him to offer each patient an individualized treatment plan.
Carolinas Med Ctr; University of Virginia; University of Virginia; Albert Einstein Healthcare Network; George Washington University School of Medicine
American Board of Plastic Surgery
VA State Medical License
American Society of Plastic Surgeons - ASPS
Dr. George Bitar's Treatments
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Lift
- Breast Reconstruction
- Male Breast Reduction
- Body Contouring
- Face Lift
- Eyelid Surgery
- Brow Lift
- Injectable Fillers
- Laser Skin Treatments