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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Oncology

The specialized team that makes up University Orthopaedics includes the state’s only orthopaedic oncologist, a skilled surgeon who specializes in the treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors for all ages.

Our orthopaedic oncologist works with other UMMC specialists as well as our Cancer Institute to ensure you are offered individualized treatment developed from leading-edge research utilizing state-of-the-art facilities.

Treatment is provided for all extremity, pelvic bone and soft tissue tumors (benign or malignant), ranging from common to the most rare diagnoses. Certain tumors of the spine also are treated as part of a multidisciplinary approach with University of Mississippi Medical Center’s neurosurgery and orthopaedic spine specialists.

Services

Surgical procedures include, but are not limited to:

  • Amputation
  • Biopsy
  • Bone grafting
  • Curettage
  • Excision of mass
  • Limb-salvaging resection (with bone or implant)
  • Multidisciplinary sarcoma treatment (chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy)
  • Resection of soft-tissue masses