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Joel Mayerson
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I am an orthopaedic oncologist specializing in bone and soft tissue cancers in the arms, legs and pelvis. I serve as director of the Sarcoma program at The James and as chief of musculoskeletal oncology. I’m also the Director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at The OSU. I’m honored to be a part of a multi-disciplinary team that values working in close partnership with patients to develop innovative and effective treatment plans.

At The James, we’re not just experts in cancer — we’re experts in your individual cancer. Sarcomas are a unique and rare medical condition that can vary in size, shape and location in the extremities. I ensure each patient receives a thorough explanation of treatment options, as well as a comprehensive medical and personal evaluation so that we can determine the best course of treatment together. As a personal guide through the journey from patient to survivor, I am continuously amazed by the strength of the patients we serve.

I also conduct clinical research trials to continue to improve the treatment of orthopaedic cancer. My work has been published in more than 60 peer-reviewed medical journals, most recently in the American Journal of Orthopedics, the Journal of Surgical Oncology and Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology.

I’ve received numerous awards and honors throughout my career. I’ve been named one of America’s best cancer doctors by Best Doctors in America and I’m proud to have earned several Excellence in Teaching awards and a Certificate of Excellence in Patient Service from The Ohio State University.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    5/1/1994

Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
    Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    7/1/1995 - 6/30/1999

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Limb Salvage
  • Disarticulation
  • Hemipelvectomy
  • Adamantinoma
  • Bone Cysts
  • Bone Cysts, Aneurysmal
  • Osteochondromatosis
  • Exostoses, Multiple Hereditary
  • Sarcoma, Kaposi

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Locations where I practice

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My background

Fellowship

  • Orthopaedic Oncology
    University of Washington Medical Ctr
    8/1/1999 - 7/1/2000

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
7/11/2003

My Department

Orthopaedics

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies, etc. because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/25/2016, Dr. Mayerson has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies, etc. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office at 614-293-7802.