Dr. Jonathan Forsberg, MD

Dr. Jonathan Forsberg, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jonathan Forsberg, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Read his story

5255 Loughboro Rd NW Bldg B

Washington, DC 20016

Contact Information

(202) 660-7511

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • Priority Partners
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Osteosarcoma
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more than 78% of peers
Bone Cancer
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more than 32% of peers
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
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more than 21% of peers

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Dr. Forsberg's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Forsberg "Dr. Jonathan A. Forsberg is an orthopaedic oncologist at Sibley Memorial Hospital and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and specializes in the treatment of children and adults with bone and soft tissue sarcomas, a rare group of tumors. In addition, Dr. Forsberg has considerable expertise in the management of metastatic bone disease. After completing a fellowship in orthopaedic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Forsberg joined the National Institutes of Health, and the Murtha Cancer Center, in Bethesda MD, where he continues to practice. Dr. Forsberg is a Fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a member of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Association, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the Swedish Orthopaedic Association, the Orthopaedic Research Society, and the Orthopaedic Surgery Osseointegration Society. He is a regular contributor and guest editor for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, the specialty's premier peer-reviewed journal. In addition, he is a recent recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, one of our nation's highest honors. In addition, Dr. Forsberg is the principle investigator on numerous clinical research protocols, including an international cancer registry, and two FDA-regulated clinical trials. His research is geared toward applying precision medicine to oncologic surgery using Machine-Learning approaches and developing next generation osseointegration techniques for patients with amputations."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Forsberg "Orthopaedic Oncology is a highly specialized field within Orthopaedics.  I ensure patients receive timely, compassionate and expert care for musculoskeletal tumors.  In addition, I am in a position to help personalize care by interacting with other subspecialties within the Murtha, and Sidney Kimmel Cancer Centers including Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Pathology, Rehabilitation and Pain Management specialists to ensure the best possible outcomes and quality of life.  "

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Sarcoma
  • Cancer
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Giant Cell Tumor
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Amputation
  • Biopsy
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Osseointegration
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Sarcoma Removals

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • U.S. Naval Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • National Capital Consortium (National Naval Med Ctr/Walter Reed Amc)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • National Capital Consortium (National Naval Med Ctr/Walter Reed Amc)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cencer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Karolinska Institute
    Other Education | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forsberg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forsberg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forsberg to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Forsberg's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Arlington, VA |
From the first consultation to the surgery with Dr. Forsberg, I found him to be an extremely knowledgable doctor in terms of his profession. Personality wise, I'd describe him as urbane, kind, humble, friendly, concerned with his patients' comfort, and sensitivity to the environment. He has an excellent sense of humor so do not be afraid to crack jokes with him. I could tell he loves his profession because he's genuinely concerned with the well-being of those he treats. Much gratitude for him.
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Dr. Forsberg accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • Priority Partners
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Forsberg has admitting privileges

Sibley Memorial Hospital
5255 Loughboro Rd NW
Washington, DC 20016
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287
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