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Welcome David Bittner, CEO
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August 15, 2019
OAA Orthopaedic Specialists is pleased to announce that Mr. David Bittner has been appointed as our new Chief Executive Officer.
David joins OAA after most recently serving as the Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital & WellStar Sylvan Grove Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining WellStar, David held a variety of healthcare leadership positions, including tenures as an Associate Administrator/Director of Business Development for both Baylor Medical Center at White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas and Tenet Health System's Spalding Health in Griffin, GA.
In addition to these roles, he served as the Director of Operations overseeing a 100 provider multi-specialty group in Philadelphia, PA; serving seven service lines operating in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. David also served as the Operations Manager for Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.
David was born and raised in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He was awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with concentration in Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.
Outside of his professional life, David enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife and two boys, either on adventures or playing sports with his boys!
David expressed his excitement to join OAA stating, "OAA has such a strong history of community service, and I am inspired by the commitment to teamwork in order to provide our patients with the best care. I look forward to serving our community and being part of the OAA family of patients, staff, and physicians."
About OAA Orthopaedic Specialists
OAA Orthopaedic Specialists is an orthopaedic group in the Lehigh Valley that has been in practice for more than 48 years. The practice consists of 33 board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons who provide orthopaedic care to individuals of all ages using a physician-led approach that is dedicated to convenience, cost effectiveness, quality, and passion, with the common goal of improving patient lives. Their team of medical providers diagnose and treat conditions related to the foot and ankle, hand and upper extremities, joint replacements, rheumatology, spine and neck, sports medicine, as well as work injuries. For more information about the practice, visit
The Official Team Physicians of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs.