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What's a Sarcoma? Presentation, Diagnosis, Management and Limb-Sparing Surgery in the Pediatric and Adult Population- Presenter: Dr. James C. Wittig- December 8, 7:30p ET



  • James C. Wittig, MD

    Dr. James C. Wittig is Chairman of the Department of
    Orthopedics, Morristown Medical Center, and Medical
    Director, Orthopedic Oncology, Atlantic Health System.
    One of approximately 100 orthopedic oncologists in
    the nation, Dr. Wittig’s work treating and researching
    patients with bone and soft tissue cancers and benign
    tumors and metastatic cancers is internationally
    recognized. He lectures and publishes frequently on his
    clinical research and he wrote and co-edited the sole
    textbook detailing surgical procedures in orthopedic
    oncology. Dr. Wittig frequently trains international
    residents and fellows who come to the U.S. specifically
    to learn his surgical techniques and approach for
    diagnosing and treating patients with musculoskeletal
    tumors. He established the Sarcoma Service at NYU-Tisch
    Hospital where he also served as director of
    the sarcoma division of NYU Cancer Institute. After
    receiving his medical degree from New York University
    School of Medicine, Dr. Wittig performed his residency
    in orthopedic surgery at Columbia Presbyterian
    Medical Center where he served as chief resident, then
    completed a two-year fellowship at the Washington
    Cancer Institute of the Washington Hospital Center and
    Children’s National Medical Center, where he served
    as sarcoma consultant to the Surgical and Pediatric
    Oncology Branches of the National Cancer Institute.

December 8, 2021
Wed 7:30 PM EST

Duration 1H 0M

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