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Dr. Wittig selected for list of leading Orthopedic Surgeons

For Immediate Release (PRWEB) July 8, 2013:   Dr. James C. Wittig, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Oncology and the Sarcoma Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey  has been named one of the top Orthopedic Surgeons in the United States by New York Magazine.  In the realm of quantification, Dr. Wittig not only meets the criteria for his accolades wholeheartedly but surpasses each with his ‘undeniable compassion,’ his direct doctor-patient relationships and an ongoing commitment to treating musculoskeletal cancers with the most innovative advances.  

The fine tuned listing of Best Doctors in New York Magazine provides patients with an opportunity to utilize this guide as the resource for the specialty they require.  For many current and past patients, finding Dr. Wittig proved to be a positive beginning of an uncertain journey but one guided by a true leader in his field.  As one of approximately 125 surgeons in America who specialize in Orthopedic Oncology, he is also one of 145 physicians from The Mount Sinai Medical Center named to the “Best Doctors” list.
                                                            
 “Dr. Wittig is a sought-after specialist who is known for achieving much in the area of limb-sparing surgery. He is a real talent, and is extremely dedicated to his patients,” said one of Dr. Wittig’s peers in Orthopedics This Week where Dr. Wittig was selected as one of the Top 13 Orthopedic Oncologists in the United States..

The difficulties of Orthopedic oncology treatments are lessened by the advances that Dr. Wittig has achieved in his 12+ years handling an array of cases from the straightforward to the most complex ones in nature. "Although most would agree that oncology cases are the toughest, I am truly challenged by each and every diagnosis, confronting them with a customized plan as individual as each patient," notes Dr. Wittig, "leading a team that shares my commitment and personal devotion to provide an environment that fosters a continuum of extraordinary, multidisciplinary care makes the rewards of our work outstanding.”

In addition, the recent book co-authored by Dr. Wittig entitled, Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgical Oncology, has become invaluable in the field and is the ‘one and only’ in-depth guide to Orthopedic Oncology available today.

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James C. Wittig, MD specializes in limb-sparing surgery; pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas; melanoma; benign musculoskeletal tumors; metastatic cancers; as well as complex hip and knee replacement surgery. He also has special expertise with regard to tumors that affect the shoulder girdle and scapula. In addition to his Hackensack University Medical Center office located at Continental Plaza, 433 Hackensack Avenue, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, NJ, Dr. Wittig has an office at Mount Sinai Medical Center located at 5 East 98th Street, New York, NY, and a satellite office with Morristown Memorial Hospital at NJ Advanced Musculoskeletal Center, PA, 131 Madison Avenue, Suite 130, Morristown, NJ.   Currently, Dr. Wittig is Chief, Orthopedic Oncology and Director, Sarcoma Division of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center as well as an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Oncology and the Sarcoma Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons, Inc.; and the Medical Society of New Jersey. He has published over 90 educational materials ranging from original reports, abstracts, videos and articles in the following publications: Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, The Journal of the American College of Surgeons, American Family Physician, Journal of Arthroplasty, Radiology and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He is also a prominent lecturer in the field of Orthopedic Surgery throughout the nation. Dr. James C. Wittig has been interviewed in national and local print, TV and radio outlets including The Dr. Oz Show, New York Daily News and other publications. He has also been recognized as one of “The Nation’s Top Doctors” by New York Magazine.  For more information about this or other related topics, or to schedule an appointment, please call 1-855-DRWITTIG (1-855-379-4884), visit http://www.TumorSurgery.org or email Dr. Wittig at drjameswittig(at)gmail(dot)com.
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