Dr. Martin M. Malawer, MD

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Dr. Martin M. Malawer, MD

Orthopedic Oncology Surgery | Male

Washington Musculoskltl Tmr Ctr 4405 E West Hwy Ste 502, Bethesda, MD 20814 Get Directions
(301) 215-7940

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I have cared for pediatric , adolescent and adult patients with bone and soft tissue tumors for 30 years with the greatest expertise and technical skills. I have performed over 3,000 orthopedic tumor operations. I have developed many limb-sparing surgical procedures for my patients which are now used world-wide. I have published nearly 100 peer-review articles in medical and scientific journals. My web site- www.sarcoma.org is available to all and provides extensive information as well as surgical techniques and PDFs of the surgical texts listed below. I am the senior author, editor and contributor to the now standard textbooks in the field of Orthopedic Oncology- 1. Musculoskeletal Cancer Surgery Treatment of Sarcomas and Allied Diseases Malawer M and Sugarbaker, PH Lippincott/Kluwer and 2. Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery- Orthopedic Surgical Oncology Malawer M, Wittig J and Bickels, J Specialty: Orthopedic OncologyRead more

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In 1988 I was diagnosed with a grapefruit sized osteo sarcoma tumor in my hip. During the surgery to remove this cancer I lost my left iliac crest and a major portion of my hip socket. Any other doctor on the planet would have removed my entire left leg as well (because I no longer had a viable hip socket) but Dr. Malawer had engineered a unique technique for reattaching my leg by anchoring the bone to ligaments, sparing me the loss of limb. I am forever grateful for his amazing ingenuity.
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Ewing's Sarcoma
    • Femur Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Conditions
    • Knee Disorders
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Limb Pain
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spine Disorders

    Procedures Performed

    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Limb Salvage Surgery
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Pelvic Surgery
    • Prosthetic
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Soft Tissue Surgery
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Tumor Ablation
    • Tumor Resection
    • Tumor Surgery

    Background Check

    • 0
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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      New York University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1969

    • Internship Hospital
      Bronx Muni Hospital Einstein

      Completed in 1970

    • Residency Hospital
      Bronx Muni Hospital Einstein

      Completed in 1972

      New York University-Bellevue Hospital Center

      Completed in 1975

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Florida

      Completed in 1978

    Awards & Recognition

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Specializes in Orthopedic Oncology Surgery
    • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Malawer's Office & Staff

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Malawer

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    Dr. Malawer's Care Philosophy

    I have cared for pediatric , adolescent and adult patients with bone and soft tissue tumors for 30 years with the greatest expertise and technical skills. I have performed over 3,000 orthopedic tumor operations.  I have developed many limb-sparing surgical procedures for my patients which are now used world-wide. I have published nearly 100 peer-review articles in medical and scientific journals.

    My web site- www.sarcoma.org is available to all and provides extensive information as well as surgical techniques and PDFs of the surgical texts listed below.

    I am the senior author, editor and contributor to the now standard textbooks in the field of Orthopedic Oncology-

    1. Musculoskeletal Cancer Surgery

    Treatment of Sarcomas and Allied Diseases

    Malawer M and Sugarbaker, PH

    Lippincott/Kluwer and

    2. Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery-

    Orthopedic Surgical Oncology

    Malawer M, Wittig J and Bickels, J

     Specialty: Orthopedic Oncology