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Joel I. Sorger, MD


  • Co-Director, Sarcoma Program
  • Director, Pediatric Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
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.

About

Biography

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.

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Publications

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. Schneider, P; Heels-Ansdell, D; Thabane, L; Ghert, M; Bhandari, M; Deheshi, B; Guyatt, G; Holt, G; O’Shea, T; Randall, RL; et al. 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. Sadaf, A; Szabo, S; Ferguson, K; Sorger, JI; Sumegi, J; Bridge, JA; Pressey, JG. Cancer. 2021; 127:4124-4130.

Implant Survival and Clinical Outcomes of Total Hip Arthroplasty in Adolescent and Young Adult Patients. Zeitlinger, L; Gemayel, A; Whitlock, P; Sorger, J. 2021; 05:062-069.

A large intermuscular shoulder lipoma causing pain and weakness in an 87-year-old patient: a case report. Hasan, SS; O'Loughlin, JP; Sorger, JI. JSES International. 2021; 5:154-157.

Solitary myofibroma preceding the development of multicentric myofibromatosis: A report of two cases with surveillance recommendations. Todd, K; Kim, HK; Szabo, S; Johnson, S; Pressey, J; Nagarajan, R; Sorger, J; Dasgupta, R; Turpin, B. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2020; 67.

Orthopedic issues in vascular anomalies. Spencer, SA; Sorger, JI. 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. Weiss, AR; Chen, Y; Scharschmidt, TJ; Chi, Y; Tian, J; Black, JO; Davis, JL; Fanburg-Smith, JC; Zambrano, E; Anderson, J; et al. 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. Laetsch, TW; Ludwig, K; Barkauskas, DA; DuBois, SG; Ronan, J; Rudzinski, ER; Memken, A; Sorger, J; Reid, JM; Bhatla, T; et al. 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. Weiss, AR; Chi, Y; Chen, Y; Choy, E; Davis, JL; Fanburg-Smith, J; Hawkins, DS; Kayton, M; Million, L; Okuno, SH; et al. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2019; 37:11002-11002.

ARST1321: Pazopanib neoadjuvant trial in non-rhabdomysarcoma soft tissue sarcomas: A report of major wound complications. Scharschmidt, T; Chen, Y; Wang, D; Chi, Y; Kayton, M; Sorger, J; Randall, RL; Hawkins, DS; Weiss, AR. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2019; 37:11059-11059.

From the Blog


COVID-19 School Study in JAMA Tops Most-Shared Findings From July 2020
Infectious Diseases and Vaccines

COVID-19 School Study in JAMA Tops Most-Shared Findings From July 2020

Joel I. Sorger, MD, Katherine A. Auger, MD, MSc ...8/11/2020

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