Joel I. Sorger, MD

Co-Director, Musculoskeletal Tumor Center

Director, Pediatric Joint Replacement Surgery

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4787

Fax 513-636-3928


Orthopaedic oncology (sarcoma surgery) and joint replacement surgery 

BS: Biology, University of Richmond, VA, August 1983-May 1987.

MD: Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, August 1987-May 1991.

Intern: General Surgery Intern, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH,
July 1991-June 1992.

Residency: General surgery resident, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1992-1993; Orthopaedic surgery resident, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1994-1998.

Fellowship: Orthopaedic research fellow, Noyes-Giannestras Biomechanics Lab, University of Cincinnati Department of Aerospace Engineering, 1993-1994. Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Management Fellowship (Orthopaedic Oncology) , Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston, Children’s Hospital, August 1998-July 1999.

Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Zbojniewicz AM, Sorger JI. Posttreatment Imaging of Pediatric Musculoskeletal Tumors . RadioGraphics . 2014 34:724-740

Wind, M, Swank, M, Sorger J. Short-term Results of a Custom Triflange Acetabular Component for Massive Acetabular Bone Loss in revision THA . Orthopaedics . 2013 March 36(3):e260-65.

Squires JH, Emery KH, Johnson N, Sorger J. Tibial nerve interneural ganglion cyst in a 10-year old boy . Pediatr Radiol . Nov 8, 2012.

Mierzwa ML, McCluskey CM, Barrett WL, Lowy A, Sussman J, Sorger J. Interstitial brachytherapy for soft tissue sarcoma: A single institution experience . Brachytherapy . 2007 Oct-Dec;6(4):298-303.

Mutema GK, Sorger J. Intraosseous Schwannoma of the Humerus.Skeletal Radiol. 2002 Jul;31(7):414-21

Hornicek FJ, Gebhardt MC, Tomford WW, Sorger JI, Zavatta, M,Menzner  Related Articles JP, Mankin HJ. Factors affecting nonunion of the allograft-host junction . Clin Orthop Relat Res . 2001 Jan;(382):87-98.

Sorger JI, Hornicek FJ, Zavatta M, Menzner JP, Gebhardt MC, Tomford WW, Mankin HJ. Allograft Fractures Revisited . Clin Orthop Relat Res . 2001 Jan;(382):66-74.

Hornicek FJ, Gebhardt MC, Sorger JI, Mankin HJ. Tumor Reconstruction . Orthop Clin North Am . 1999 Oct;30(4):673-84.

Sorger, J, Kirk P, Ruhnke C, Bjornson S, Levy M, Cockrin J, Tang P. Once Daily High Dose Versus Divided, Low Dose Gentamicin for Open Fractures . Clinical Orthopaedic and Related Research . 1999 Sep;(366):197-204.

Sorger J, Kirk P. Failure of an Implant after Total Shoulder Arthroplasty . JBJS . 1997 79;(4):597-8.

Sorger J , Federle D, Kirk P. The Posterior Cruciate Ligament in Total Knee Arthroplasty . J Arthroplasty. 1997;12(8).