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Department of Orthopedics

Department of Orthopedics
 

Treatments & Procedures

Musculoskeletal Tumors and Bone Infections


CU Orthopedics offers world class care for musculoskeletal tumors and bone infections. Our multidisciplinary team of orthopedic surgeons, oncologists, and nurses is dedicated to the treatment of these very rare conditions.

Orthopedic Tumors

Malignant or Benign bone tumors/soft tissue sarcomas or tumor of the limbs or pelvis

The University of Colorado Hospital and the Department of Orthopedic 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, orthopedic​ surgery, medical oncology (chemotherapy), radiation oncology (radiotherapy), tumor counseling, information consultants and nurses.

The UCD Orthopedic 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.


Bone Infections/Osteomyelitis
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.