A photo of Joel Sorger.

Co-Director, Sarcoma Program

Director, Pediatric Joint Replacement Surgery

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic oncology (sarcoma surgery) and joint replacement surgery

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations, Musculoskeletal Tumor Center, Hip Deformity Center

My Locations

My Education

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.

My Publications

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).