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Orthopedic oncology

White Plains Hospital offers orthopedic oncology consultations to evaluate benign, malignant and soft tissue primary tumors, as well as metastatic lesions. Patients who require specialized care by orthopedic surgeons specializing in cancer are treated within the framework of a multidisciplinary team approach at the Hospital's Center for Cancer Care using advanced surgical and reconstructive techniques.

Board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons also practice at the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care as part of one of the most comprehensive orthopedic oncology programs in the region. The surgeons specialize in tumors or tumor-related conditions and metastatic carcinoma of the bone in both children and adults. They are known for their expertise in:

Malignant bone tumors

Osteosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, metastatic tumor to bone, Multiple Myeloma, Undifferentiated Pleomorphic Sarcoma of bone, Lymphoma, Adamantinoma, Chordoma and others.

Malignant soft tissue tumors

Undifferentiated Pleomorphic Sarcoma, Synovial Sarcoma, Liposarcoma, Epitheliod Sarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma, Fibrosarcoma, Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, Angiosarcoma and others .

Benign bone tumors

Aneurysmal bone cyst, Chondromyxoid fibroma, Fibrous cortical defect, Giant cell tumor of bone, Langerhans cell histiocytosis (Eosinophilic Granuloma), Osteoblastoma, Osteofibrous dysplasia, Periosteal chondroma, Chondroblastoma, Enchondroma, Fibrous dysplasia, Hemangioma of bone, Non-ossifying fibroma, Osteochondroma, Osteoid osteoma, Unicameral bone cysts and others.

Benign soft-tissue tumors

Giant shell tumor of tendon sheath, Lipoma, Atypical Lipomatous Mass, Myxoma, Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis, Synovial Chondromatosis, Fibromatosis, Hemangioma, Myositis Ossificans, Neurofibroma, Schwannoma and others.


Patients are seen in the Center for Advanced Medicine & Surgery, and benefit from a comprehensive team approach in which highly specialized surgical and medical oncologists, Magnet-designated oncology nurses, integrative and holistic therapy providers, nutrition experts, oncology social workers and other clinicians collaborate on individualized treatment plans to maximize physical functioning and enhance quality of life.

Patients seeking an orthopedic oncology consultation may call 718.920.5722 to schedule an appointment.