CU Orthopaedics offers world class care for musculoskeletal tumors and bone infections. Our multidisciplinary team of orthopaedic surgeons, oncologists, and nurses is dedicated to the treatment of these very rare conditions.
Malignant or Benign bone tumors/soft tissue sarcomas or tumor of the limbs or pelvis
The University of Colorado Hospital and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has a special unit for patients with bone and soft tissue tumors (benign or malignant) of the limbs, spine and pelvis.
Patients with these tumors need a team approach comprised of experts in radiology, pathology, orthopaedic surgery, medical oncology (chemotherapy), radiation oncology (radiotherapy), tumor counseling, information consultants and nurses.
The UCD Orthopaedic Tumor Unit (Musculoskeletal Tumor Unit) offers all of the services to you as a patient under one umbrella. When you visit our clinic we will ensure that all of your appointments with all the different members at the Unit are done cohesively.
The members of the Unit are all highly specialized and deal with similar cases like yours on a regular basis. We also agree on a treatment plan for you and abide by highly respected proven treatment plans. We respect patient privacy and our members are always available for discussion and advice.
Septic Joints/Septic Artificial Joints
The University of Colorado Denver (UCD) has a specialized unit dealing with bone and joint infections. The Unit functions as a team with highly qualified radiologists, pathologists, microbiologists, infectious disease specialists and reconstructive surgeons, working to repair your infection.