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Orthopaedics Oncology

Advanced Limb-sparing Surgical Procedures

This division, under the direction of Mark C. Gebhardt, MD, includes the multi-disciplinary care of patients with tumors of bone or soft tissue. Our Orthopaedics Oncology team of experts is internationally recognized for their expertise in limb salvage reconstruction following tumor excisions and combined modality treatment for bone and soft tissue.

Multidisciplinary Team

The team includes a:

  • Medical oncologist
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Surgical oncologist
  • Radiologist
  • Pathologist

The team confers regularly to discuss proper imaging, diagnosis and treatment plans, and participates in clinical trials with the Dana-Farber-Harvard Cancer Center.

Dedicated to Diagnosis and Treatment

They are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Primary and metastatic malignant bone tumors
  • Benign bone tumors
  • Benign and malignant soft tissue tumors

State-of-the-Art Imaging and Pathology

The division also houses state-of-the-art imaging and pathology services.

Multidisciplinary Conference

There is a multidisciplinary conference where we discuss patients with challenging tumors to arrive at individualized, optimal treatment of each patient fully recognizing that each patient is different and has unique needs.

Orthopaedics Oncology Surgeons Profiles

To read a brief profile on our orthopaedic oncology surgeons, click on the following links:

Contact Information

Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

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