Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Oncology Team

The Penn Orthopaedic Oncology Service uses a multidisciplinary approach to treating children and adults with tumors of the musculoskeletal system.

Penn's orthopaedic oncology specialists work in a collaborative environment with subspecialists in medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation therapy and others. By combining the expertise of Penn specialists, an individualized treatment plan is designed for every patient. The team coordinates the many facets of care and communicates regularly with patients and other team members.


Kristy Weber, MDKristy Weber, MD, recently joined Penn Orthopaedics as the new chief of orthopaedic oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, director of the Sarcoma Program at the Abramson Cancer Center and vice chair of faculty affairs in the department of orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Weber, who is board certified in orthopaedic surgery, is also the director of the Penn Sarcoma Program at the Abramson Cancer Center and specializes in the treatment of osteosarcomas, soft tissue tumors and limb salvage surgery, and has an interest in research for metastatic bone disease. Her clinical interests include the treatment of patients with malignant bone and soft-tissue tumors, utilizing limb-salvage techniques around the hip, pelvis, knee and shoulder.