James C. Wittig, MD, Orthopedic Oncologist – Tumor Surgeon selected as one of America’s Top Doctors for Cancer by Castle Connelly
Dr. Wittig to appear in the 6th edition of ‘America’s Top Doctors for Cancer’
New York, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2010
Dr. James C. Wittig, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of the Sarcoma Divisions of the Cancer Centers, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center will appear in the 6th edition of Castle Connolly’s “ËœAmerica’s Top Doctors for Cancer’ guide. As one of only 150 orthopedic oncologists in the country, Dr. Wittig’s’ distinction of “ËœAmerica’s Top Doctors for Cancer’ emphasizes his compassion and ongoing commitment to treating cancer with the most innovative advances. This newest accolade is a testament to Dr. Wittig’s continuous, unprecedented approaches to treating musculoskeletal tumors as well as his sensitivity to the nature of oncology cases ““ for adult and pediatric patients alike. Combining a genuine concern for his patients, allowing ample time to educate them of their condition at every consultation as well as explain the options available are as crucial to the well being of his patients as are the precise skills he demonstrates in surgery. It is this rare combination he exemplifies as a medical professional that are the keys to his success. When time is of the essence in oncology cases, Dr. Wittig secures a perfect balance of dexterity and passion for those seeking and needing his care.
America’s Top Doctors® for Cancer (6th ed.) identifies the nation’s most outstanding physicians for the diagnosis and treatment of cancers in adults and children. This new edition of Castle Connolly’s pioneering guide contains detailed profiles of more than 2,400 of America’s leading cancer specialists across more than 40 medical specialties. America’s Top Doctors for Cancer also contains valuable information on some of the nation’s leading medical centers and specialty hospitals for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. This must-have guide also contains information on locating clinical trials and how to access the resources and services of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
“Although most would agree that oncology cases are the toughest, I am challenged by each and every diagnosis, confronting them with a customized plan as individual as each patient,” notes Dr. Wittig. “Continuously learning and exploring options for treatment is as part of my profession as clinical care, too. Most recently, as a guest lecturer in La Serena Chile by the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society of the National Chilean Orthopedic and Traumatology Society, I collaborated with outstanding surgeons and colleagues focused on similar cases. These types of opportunities not only inspire but increase my motivation even more as a Cancer Surgeon.”
In addition, Dr. Wittig was also chosen 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 as one of “ËœAmerica’s Top Doctors for Orthopedic Surgery’ and “ËœTop Doctor ““ New York Metro’ area. To read more about Dr. Wittig, go to http://www.TumorSurgery.org.
About Dr. Wittig
James C. Wittig, MD, specializes in limb-sparing surgery; pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas; melanoma; benign musculoskeletal tumors; 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. Currently, Dr. Wittig is 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. Office within the Faculty Practice Suites, 5 East 98th Street, 9th Floor, as well as Chief, Orthopedic Oncology and Director, Sarcoma Section of the Cancer Center, Hackensack University Medical Center. The Hackensack office is located at Continental Plaza, 433 Hackensack Avenue, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey. 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 and internationally. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Wittig, please call his NYC office at 212-241-1807 or email DrJamesWittig at aol.com or visit http://www.TumorSurgery.org.
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