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 in Fairfax, VA (Merrifield area). The institute is an all encompasing aesthetic surgery practice with its own surgery center and adjoining Medspa. Patients can receive all their cosmetic treatments under one roof including skin care, injectables, lasers, non surgical body sculpting and cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Bitar has been voted as one of the top plastic surgeons in the Washington Metropolitan Area. His reputation and contributions to the plastic surgery medical field has earned him the following achievements.
Dr. George Bitar has been uniquely trained by some of the modern masters of cosmetic surgery in Rio de Janeiro, Paris, New York, and Beverly Hills, Dr. Bitar has assimilated the latest techniques, offering each patient an individualized plan, whether plastic surgery procedures or non-surgical improvement is the goal.
Dr. Bitar lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Rima, and their children, John and Gabriella. Dr. Bitar is also fluent in French and Arabic.
Also fascinated by the arts, Dr. Bitar applies his artistic talents to watercolor painting and photography, providing his patients their own unique, aesthetic harmony.
To provide his patients with high quality cosmetic surgery, Dr. Bitar completed a cosmetic and breast surgery fellowship in the United States at a prestigious cosmetic surgery center with ten board-certified plastic surgeons.
Internationally, he trained with some very prominent cosmetic surgeons, and learned the techniques of Dr. Ivo Pitanguy, the father of Brazilian cosmetic surgery, in Rio de Janeiro, Dr. Marchac in Paris, Dr. Mendelson in Melbourne, Dr. Widgerow in Johannesburg, and Dr. Ellenbogen in Beverly Hills.
With this international training, Dr. Bitar has assimilated the secrets of these prominent cosmetic surgeons by offering each patient an individualized treatment plan.
A firm believer in medical research, he has authored several articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and book chapters, and co-authored a book for other plastic surgeons about the neck lift technique that he has helped develop, as well as a major study about safety of cosmetic surgery on 4,470 patients.
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His specialty in cosmetic surgery spans mastery in the latest surgical and minimally invasive techniques to scar management and reduction. He has co-authored various articles and two book chapters, and teaches other plastic surgeons his state-of-the-art neck lift technique with a hidden scar and a special fibrin sealant for younger people who do not need a full facelift and want a quick recovery period.
He is also a specialist in body contouring, especially after significant weight loss, ranging from liposuction, creating a contoured “six-pack” abdomen to arm lifts, thigh lifts, tummy tucks, and lower body lifts.
Dr. Bitar is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons. He has completed a breast fellowship and wrote a book chapter on breast augmentations via the axillary approach, so he offers his patients a variety of options when it comes to breast enhancement, including breast augmentations, reductions, lifts, and replacement of breast implants.
He also believes in minimally invasive techniques and uses natural fillers, and Botox injections for minimally invasive facial rejuvenation, giving great improvements with minimal downtime. In addition, Dr. Bitar is an specialist in non-surgical rhinoplasties.
His comprehensive approach to facial rejuvenation acquired in Beverly Hills includes forehead lifts, facelifts, neck lifts, eyelid lifts, nasal reshaping, fat grafting and skin care. He trained in Johannesburg with a leading specialist in a scar management program, and offers it to his patients.
He has been an invited guest speaker on laser treatments, as well as guidelines for safety of anesthesia in plastic surgery.
“A main goal of our work is to promote self-confidence, promote a healthy lifestyle, and enhance your quality of everyday life via modern cosmetic surgery.” — George John Bitar, MD
The Bitar Cosmetic Surgery Institute is located in Fairfax, VA and serves the DMV area. We have highly-trained and qualified staff, offering safe and effective treatments ranging from skin care to cosmetic surgery.
Our institute’s philosophy is image, beauty, and transformation to promote self-confidence and a healthy lifestyle via modern Med-Spa services, skin care and cosmetic surgery- the art and the science.
Our goal is to provide our patients with the best care possible by offering the latest in skin care, non-surgical rejuvenation, and cosmetic surgery, while paying special attention to each individual’s needs. Dr. George Bitar, the medical director, is an award-winning board certified plastic surgeon.
He is fellowship-trained in body and facial cosmetic surgery and, together with a highly skilled staff, ensures that every patient is a well- informed participant in his or her own care, while receiving V.I.P. treatment.
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