Osseointegration | Q&A with Dr. Brock Lindsey
Brock Lindsey, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in orthopaedic oncology. He treats children and adults with all types of bone and soft tissue sarcomas. Dr. Lindsey has expertise in nanoparticle delivery of immunotherapy, immunodiagnostics as a novel treatment for osteosarcoma, as well as complex reconstruction after amputation, including osseointegration.
Dr. Lindsey earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He then completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at West Virginia University’s (WVU) J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, becoming the department’s first to complete a research fellowship during residency. Dr. Lindsey also pursued a fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and UPMC Children’s Hospital before returning to WVU Medicine as an attending physician.
During his 12 years at WVU Medicine, Dr. Lindsey created programs in musculoskeletal oncology and adult reconstruction as well as a multidisciplinary amputation clinic. He also led a musculoskeletal research laboratory into the national rankings for federal funding for orthopaedic surgery departments. His research focuses on improving treatment strategies for metastatic osteosarcoma and exploring human/machine interfaces for amputees. His work has been published in local, national and international basic science and clinical research journals.
Dr. Lindsey has experience mentoring and training students at all levels from undergraduate and graduate students to postdoctoral positions. He won Press Ganey’s “Top Provider” award every year between 2013 and 2018. He also founded ICaPath, a biotech startup derived from his laboratory research that is currently working toward a first in-human clinical trial.