Dr. Saad R Bitar MD Cardiologist

Dr. Saad Bitar is a cardiologist in Saint Louis, Missouri. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alton Memorial Hospital and Christian Hospital. He received his medical degree from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. He is one of 11 doctors at Alton Memorial Hospital and one of 33 at Christian Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

St Louis University School of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, 1990 - 1992

St Louis University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1994

St Louis University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1994 - 1997

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Management of iliac stent movement complicating peripheral vascular intervention: A rescue technique when stent deployment malfunctions.
Parham, W.A., Puri, S., Bitar, S.R., Kern, M.J.

Delayed occurrence of complete heart block without warning after alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
Kern, M.J., Holmes, D.G., Simpson, C., Bitar, S.R., Rajjoub, H.

Stroke following injection of a melted suppository.
Bitar, S., Gomez, C. R.

See all 9 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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