Musculoskeletal Oncology

At Florida Orthopaedic Institute, our orthopedic specialists are focused on the diagnosis and treatment of children and adults with benign and malignant tumors of bone and connective soft tissues. This includes bone cancer (abnormal growth of tissue that forms when cells divide uncontrollably which weaken bone and cause a break or fracture) and soft tissue sarcoma (cancers that arise in the body’s connective tissues, which include fat, muscle, blood vessels, deep skin tissues, nerves, bones, and cartilage).

They are committed to not only treatment but also prevention of a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions and disorders. The musculoskeletal oncology team of Florida Orthopaedic Institute specializes in several diseases of the bones, joints, and muscles, including various cancers and infections.

  • Benign, malignant and metastatic diseases of the musculoskeletal system
  • Musculoskeletal neoplasia
  • Benign bone and soft tissue tumors, such as osteochondroma, rhabdomyosarcoma and other cartilage tumors
  • Bone cancers and malignant soft tissue tumors such as osteosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma, chondrosarcoma and all soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities, spine and sacrum
  • Bone cysts
  • Giant cell tumors
  • Nerve sheath tumors

Our physicians are experts in their field; their extensive training and experience allows them to provide the best care available for you. They use a multidisciplinary approach, working together with experts from musculoskeletal radiology, pathology, medical and pediatric oncology, radiotherapy, and surgery to care for patients with bone cancer or soft tissue sarcoma. Treatment plans vary, depending on the size, location and grade of the cancer.

The following Florida Orthopaedic Institute physicians specialize in Musculoskeletal Oncology:

Musculoskeletal Oncology

Musculoskeletal oncology specialist Dr. Arthur Walling explains how an interest in running inspired him to add a second specialty in foot and ankle surgery, and how the two specialties keep his practice at Florida Orthopaedic Institute both interesting and challenging.

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