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George J. Bitar

Bitar Cosmetic Surgery Institute

2024 Winner


3023 Hamaker Court, Suite 109 and 114, Fairfax, VA, 22031 Get Directions


  • Plastic Surgery


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 in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, serving a sophisticated international patient base. The institute offers all aesthetic services under one roof from non-surgical to surgical procedures and also has a state-of-the-art surgery center.

As an assistant clinical professor at the George Washington School University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr. Bitar is involved in educating upcoming doctors and has lectured about his procedures at national and international medical conventions. He is also a frequent lecturer at Georgetown University and the University of Virginia’s Plastic Surgery Departments. 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.

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 and Paris, he has assimilated the best techniques to offer his patients an individualized plan that suits their needs. Dr. Bitar also heads the only accredited fellowship training program for upcoming plastic surgeons in a private practice in the DC area.

Association Certifications

American College of Surgeons-Fellow
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Board of Plastic Surgery




Face and body plastic surgery

Honors & Awards

Top Plastic Surgeon on the East Coast, Aesthetic Everything Awards (2019)
Realself Hall of Fame Inductee
Top Doctors in America, Castle Connolly (2011- 2021)
Visiting Lecturer, Georgetown University Dept. of Plastic Surgery
George Washington University Medical School of Medicine Board Member
The 100: Meet 100 Influential Lebanese Figures Around the World


International Aesthetic Fellowship (2001)- Trained with top plastic surgeons in London, Paris, South Africa, Melbourne, Beverly Hills and New York.
Charlotte Plastic Surgery Center. Charlotte, NC. Advanced Aesthetic and Breast Surgery Fellowship (2000 – 2001)
University of Virginia. Charlottesville, VA. Plastic Surgery Residency (1998 – 2000)
Albert Einstein Medical Center. Philadelphia, PA. General Surgery Residency (1993 – 1998)
George Washington University School of Medicine. Washington, DC. Degree: M.D. (1989- 1993)
George Mason University. Fairfax, VA. Degree: B.A. Biology (1988 -1989)
University of Missouri, Columbia. Undergraduate studies (1985 – 1987)
International College. Beirut, Lebanon. High School Diploma (June 1985)


University of Virginia- Plastic Surgery Residency
Albert Einstein Medical Center- General Surgery Residency

Mission Volunteer Work

George Washington School of Medicine Admissions Committee (2002-present)
Craniofacial Clinic at Fairfax Hospital (2002-2003)
India Virginia Children’s Connection. Team leader: Dr. Thomas Gampper, University of Virginia (2000)
Vietnam  Interplast Organization. Team Leader: Dr. J. William Futrell, University of Pittsburgh (1998)

Special Procedures

Body Contouring procedures
Breast enhancements
Neck and Face-lifts
ModelLift, signature trade-marked procedure-a non-surgical procedure which contours the face and aims to achieve harmony between the different facial features

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