Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Oncology

The Division of Orthopedic Oncology focuses on patients with tumors of the bones and soft tissues.  These tumors can involve the pelvis, upper extremities, and lower extremities and can be benign or malignant. 

Education

Residents will work alongside the two faculty Orthopaedic Oncologists, caring for people as part of a multidisciplinary group at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center  and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. All Residents participate in an annual course on bone and soft tissue pathology.

Research

Please refer to our Areas of Research page for details on our ongoing research.

Patient Care

Our Orthopaedic Oncology faculty members are a part of a multi-disciplinary team of experts composed of surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, radiologists, and pathologists.  The aspects of care incorporate the whole spectrum from radiographic interpretation, biopsy analysis, tumor resection, pathologic fracture stabilization/fixation, and limb-salvage reconstruction.

Meet the Faculty

Learn more about our Oncology doctors via faculty profiles:

Samer Attar, MD
Terrance D. Peabody, MD