My dad inspired me to become a doctor. And now, when I work with children and families, I treat them like they are part of my own family.
As a pediatric orthopedist, I specialize in caring for children with cancer and in providing joint replacement surgery.
I want families to know that I am always available to them. I make myself accessible to answer their questions or talk about whatever is on their mind.
My research focuses on cancer survival in children.
When I’m not at work I enjoy playing golf and spending time with my family.
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.
Orthopaedic oncology (sarcoma surgery) and joint replacement surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations, Sarcoma, Hip Preservation
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Comparison of Prophylactic Intravenous Antibiotic Regimens After Endoprosthetic Reconstruction for Lower Extremity Bone Tumors: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncology. 2022; 8:345-353.
Prophylactic Antibiotic Regimens In Tumor Surgery (PARITY): a multi-center randomized controlled study comparing alternative antibiotic regimens in patients undergoing tumor resections with endoprosthetic replacements-a statistical analysis plan. Trials. 2021; 22.
Novel ARHGAP23-FER fusion in a metastatic spindle cell-predominant neoplasm with a myofibroblastic phenotype and a sustained metabolic response to lorlatinib. Cancer. 2021; 127:4124-4130.
Implant Survival and Clinical Outcomes of Total Hip Arthroplasty in Adolescent and Young Adult Patients. 2021; 05:062-069.
A large intermuscular shoulder lipoma causing pain and weakness in an 87-year-old patient: a case report. JSES International. 2021; 5:154-157.
Solitary myofibroma preceding the development of multicentric myofibromatosis: A report of two cases with surveillance recommendations. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2020; 67.
Orthopedic issues in vascular anomalies. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. 2020; 29.
Pathological response in children and adults with large unresected intermediate-grade or high-grade soft tissue sarcoma receiving preoperative chemoradiotherapy with or without pazopanib (ARST1321): a multicentre, randomised, open-label, phase 2 trial. The Lancet Oncology. 2020; 21:1110-1122.
A phase II study of larotrectinib for children with newly diagnosed solid tumors and relapsed acute leukemias harboring TRK fusions: Children’s Oncology Group study ADVL1823. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2020; 38:tps10560-tps10560.
Preoperative chemoradiation +/- pazopanib in non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma (NRSTS): A report from Children's Oncology Group (COG) and NRG Oncology. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2019; 37:11002-11002.
Joel I. Sorger, MD, Katherine A. Auger, MD, MSc ...8/11/2020
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