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Orthopaedic Oncology

Doctor discussing x-rays with an elderly patient.
 

The Division of Orthopaedic Oncology offers expert care to children and adults diagnosed with tumors and tumor-like conditions of the bone and soft tissue, including bone metastases, sarcomas, benign and cancerous tumors of the bone or soft tissue and pathologic fractures.

 
 

We Are Here and Ready to Safely Care for You

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, your health and safety are our very highest priorities. We are ready to care for you and your family in our hospitals, surgery centers, and through in-person clinic and online video visits. Learn how we are keeping you safe and protected so that you can get the care you need.

How to Schedule Your Appointment

  • If you are an existing patient and had an appointment that was postponed, our offices may contact you to reschedule. You can also call your doctor’s office or send a message via MyChart to discuss your healthcare needs so we can determine the appointment that is most appropriate. If you are a new patient, please call us at 443-997-2663 to schedule an in-person primary or specialty care visit.
    Learn more about in-person visits.
  • If you've been already scheduled for a procedure that had to be postponed, we will reach out to reschedule. If this is a new procedure, please contact us at 443-997-2663 to schedule a consultation.
    Learn more about our COVID-19 safety precautions.
  • Many new and existing Johns Hopkins patients have the option to have a video appointment (telemedicine) with their provider, depending on their healthcare need. If you don't have a device to use for a video visit, you and your provider may decide that a telephone call will meet your needs.
    Learn more about video visits.
New Patients*

*New patients have not been previously seen by a provider at the Orthopaedic Surgery Department. **Existing patients have been seen by the department in the past. Existing patients must have a MyChart account to request an appointment online, or may otherwise need to call. You can enroll in MyChart to manage appointments, communicate with your provider, receive test results and request prescription renewals.

 
 
 

Why Choose Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Oncology

Multi-Specialty Care

Our orthopaedic oncologists have studied and treated a variety of common and rare tumors, working alongside other experts to provide a coordinated approach to care for each patient.

Limb Preservation and Reconstruction

Experts in limb-sparing surgeries and complex limb reconstruction, such as rotationplasty, our team focuses on both removing tumors and rebuilding affected limbs to maximize function. 

Metastatic Bone Disease Treatment

For cancers that spread to the bone, our experts aim to provide the right balance of treatment and palliative support to allow patients to have the best quality of life possible.

 

Patient Stories

 

Treatment for Myxoid Liposarcoma | Laini's Story

Laini noticed a lump on her leg and knew something wasn't right. It turned out to be a low-grade liposarcoma - a rare type of cancer. Laini's mother looked for a specialized center that could offer more insights on this diagnosis, which led her to Dr. Adam Levin at Johns Hopkins.

Osteosarcoma | Jaliyah's Story

After 9-year-old Jaliyah was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, her mother searched for an option to save her leg from amputation. Dr. Carol Morris offered an alternative — a complex limb-sparing surgery, which allowed Jaliyah to continue dancing.

 

Bone and Soft Tissue Conditions We Treat

 

Our Orthopaedic Oncology Specialists

 

Our Advanced Practitioners

  • Jen Giordano, C.R.N.P.

    Jen Giordano
  • Francis Hwang, M.S.N., C.R.N.P.

    Francis Hwang
  • Amy Slusher, P.A.

    Amy Slusher
 

Hear From Our Experts

 

Orthopaedic Oncology at Johns Hopkins

Bone Sarcomas | FAQ with Dr. Adam Levin

Soft Tissue Sarcomas | FAQ with Dr. Adam Levin

 
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