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Dr. Wittig featured in Caste Connolly annual edition of  'America's Top Doctors for Cancer'

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Surgeries are scheduled by the office's administrative staff, and you are asked to discuss your scheduling preferences with the Surgery Coordinator. Changes are made to the surgery calendar daily, and the administrative staff will do their best to accommodate your needs accordingly.

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An In Depth Look of Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology Co-Author James C. Wittig, MD collaborates in detail the progress, innovations and surgical techniques in the field of Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology

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Dr. James Wittig, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology at Mount Sinai Medical Center saves the leg of an 8 year old boy with a Ewing sarcoma of the femur with...

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The latest, "State of the Art Treatment" for Osteoid Osteoma is PERCUTANEOUS RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION (also known as RFA). This is a minimally invasive procedure that is performed under a CAT Scan, usually by a highly specialized musculoskeletal radiologist, in which a needle or probe is inserted into the lesion and the lesion is heated and destroyed.

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A biopsy is the act of obtaining a piece of tissue from a tumor. It is then studied under a microscope by a pathologist (a physician who specializes in this area) to determine the type of tumor. Determining the type of tumor, and whether it is benign or malignant (cancerous) enables the doctors to determine the type of treatment.

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Sarcomas and carcinomas are types of malignant tumors that can affect bones. They are derived from different types of cells. Sarcomas are derived from mesodermal (mesenchymal cells) and carcinomas are derived from epithelial types of cells

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Staging is a way of assessing specific characteristics about a sarcoma and correlating it with a prognosis. It is a way of estimating a prognosis for patients.

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These two terms are very general terms. A bone tumor refers to any abnormal growth from the bone or in the bone, benign or malignant. Bone cancer refers to a malignant bone tumor.

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You can go to the PATIENT EDUCATION section of the website to learn more.

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Dr. Robert Maki named Mount Sinai Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Medical Director, Sarcoma Cancer Program, at The Tisch Cancer Institute. ...

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Noted Orthopedic Tumor Surgeon, Dr. James C. Wittig, Was A Guest Speaker At The 46Th Annual Chilean Orthopedic And Traumatology Society Conference

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International Renowned James Wittig, MD, Chief, Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Delivers Five Innovative Talks at International Meeting

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James C. Wittig, MD ('90) profiled in the Fall 2010 Seton Hall Magazine

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Patients with complex orthopedic conditions find specialized care in Long Island

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Nationally Recognized Orthopedic Oncologist Presents New Surgical Techniques to Preserve Bone and Soft Tissue in Bone Cancers

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New York Magazine Best DoctorsDeep Medical Insight, Compassionate Care and a Commitment to achieving treatment advances for benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors places Sarcoma Surgeon and Orthopaedic Oncologist Dr. Wittig at the top of his field

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Dr. James Wittig, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology and Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, does see these virulent conditions every day. And he wants his non-orthopedic oncology colleagues to know more..."

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James C. Wittig, New York Times Magazine, Super doctorsJames C. Wittig, M.D., a NYC orthopaedic tumor surgeon, has been named as one of New York's "Super Doctors"

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America's Top Doctors GuideDr. Wittig included in the 9th edition of Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors guide. The physicians honored with this title represent the top 1% of specialists and subspecialists in the nation.

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James WIttig, Continental Airlines MagazineDr. James C. Wittig, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center, featured as one of The Best Doctors in New York by Continental Airlines Magazine and New York Magazine

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Through years of hard work, dedication and a commitment to their chosen professions, Paterson Police Chief James Wittig and his son, James C. Wittig, MD, have what it takes to get the job done - whether on call, case by case, or for one moment at any given time. Their community based professions range from protecting to healing, preparing to educating and focusing on what is best for the situation at hand.

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An otherwise healthy patient has been having knee pain for a few months and ends up visiting the local emergency room where she is diagnosed with an osteosarcoma of her lower extremity. She initially sees an old-time general practitioner in the area who discusses the serious potential of requiring an amputation for treatment and refers her to a local surgeon. The patient searches at length and finally finds Dr. James Wittig, and is told that the limb can be spared. It is important to spread the word that nowadays, most patients with sarcomas can safely undergo limb sparing surgery, says Dr. Wittig, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery and Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.

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"One of 150 American orthopedists in his specialty, Dr. James Wittig, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, revels in his challenging, emotional job."

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James C. Wittig, New York Times Magazine, New York Super Doctors, 2009James C. Wittig, MD and the Mount Sinai Orthopaedic Faculty Practice Associates honored as New York Super Doctors 2009

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Castle Connelly's, Top Doctors, 2009Chosen for his specialty in Orthopedic Surgery with special expertise in limb sparing surgery for pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas, benign musculoskeletal tumors as well as complex hip and knee replacement surgery, James C. Wittig, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Oncology and the Sarcoma Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center has received the honor and distinction of being included in Castle Connelly Medical Ltd., 12th Edition of 'Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

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New affiliation with Mount Sinai Medical Center promotes a satellite office in Morristown to meet the needs of patients in NJ with sarcoma and musculoskeletal tumors

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Extensile Surgical Approach for Resecting Tumors of the Axilla and Brachial Plexus Educational Video produced by James C. Wittig, MD, Sarcoma Surgeon and Orthopedic Oncologist of Mount Sinai Medical Center presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Las Vegas, NV

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New York Magazine Best Doctors, 2009New York Magazine's "Best Doctors in New York City" issue features James C. Wittig, MD, Orthopedic Oncologist and Sarcoma Surgeon

Dr. Wittig is listed as one of the top 47 orthopedic surgeons in New York City. State-of-the-art options and innovative advances in surgery are key to Dr. Wittig's success in limb-saving orthopedic surgery, treating sarcomas and tumors of the musculoskeletal system.

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Internal Prosthetics Give Bone Cancer Patients Alternative To Amputation
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NY1 Health & Fitness reporter Kafi Drexel filed the following report on how two bone cancer patients were able to keep their limbs thanks to doctors at one of New York's major medical centers.

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Online search leads woman stricken with Ewings Sarcoma to excellent resource

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When September rolls around, Eleanor, 15, will join her classmates at Glen Rock High School for the start of another school year. The day will probably be fairly routine for her fellow juniors. But for Eleanor it will be a day to celebrate her return to school after missing most of her sophomore year to fight and survive bone cancer that attacked her upper left arm and shoulder. Eleanor's doctors at the John Theurer Cancer Center and the Tomorrows Children's Institute (TCI) for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Hackensack University Medical Center saved Eleanor's arm and shoulder and kept the cancer from spreading to other areas of her body.

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Read the article about Dr. Wittig featured in the Wednesday, August 27, 2008 issue of the Daily News, 'The Daily Checkup' entitled "Bone-chilling but curable."

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Experienced educator and key specialist in the field of pathology, Dr. Garcia joins the multidisciplinary sarcoma team to collaborate, educate and share his expertise

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Sarcoma Surgeon/Orthopaedic Oncologist James C. Wittig, MD illustrates and narrates step-by-step procedures online

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Offering comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas

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James C. Wittig, Md, Named Chief, Orthopedic Oncology At Mount Sinai Medical Center

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James C. Wittig, M.D., an orthopedic oncologist and chief of the Division of Sarcoma and Skin Cancer at The Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, was unanimously named the 2007 Teacher of the Year by graduating residents in the orthopedic surgery program at the NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Wittig, who is an assistant professor of orthopedic oncology at the NYU School of Medicine, was chosen over 120 other orthopedic surgeons.

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James C. Wittig, Md, Orthopedic Oncologist At The Cancer Center At Hackensack University Medical Center Named 'Teacher Of The Year' By Residents

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Chapter co-written by James C. Wittig, MD

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Sarcoma Surgeon and Orthopedic Oncologist James C. Wittig, MD specializes in adult & pediatric bone and soft tissue tumors with offices in New York and New Jersey"

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Pioneering Innovative Techniques in Limb-Sparing Surgery, Radiofrequency Ablation & Cryosurgery

Division of Skin and Sarcoma at the Cancer Center of Hackensack University Medical Center is pioneering innovative techniques in limb-sparing surgery, radiofrequency ablation and cryosurgery.

95 percent of patients with an orthopedic malignancy do not need to lose a leg or arm to cancer or a benign tumor

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