Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship: Faculty

Howard Chansky, MD

Howard A. Chansky, M.D.

Professor & Chair
Dept. of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Chief, UW Arthroplasty Services

Clinical Interests
Biology of bone and soft tissue tumors, using molecular biology to refine the
surgical treatment of orthopedic conditions

Research Interests
Hip and knee arthritis and fractures, joint replacement, and pathological fractures
Molecular Orthopaedics Lab

Matthew Thompson, MD

Matthew Thompson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
Sarcoma
Benign, malignant, and metastatic tumors of the musculoskeletal system
Pathologic fractures
Complex reconstruction of the extremities and pelvis
Avascular necrosis of bone
Revision arthroplasty

Research Interests
Musculoskeletal tumors
Stem-cell seeding of nerve grafts
Perioperative care
Bone, joint, and tendon reconstruction
Fluorescence-guided surgery
Pre-treatment assessment of soft tissue sarcoma response to chemotherapy
Skeletal metastasis
Provider communication
The effects of cognitive bias on patient decision making
Avascular necrosis
Pediatric arthroplasty
Lymph node metastasis in soft tissue sarcoma

Sarcoma Quality of Life (SarcQOL) Lab

Jared L. Harwood, MD

Jared L. Harwood, M.D., MBA

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
Limb-sparing tumor resections and reconstructions
Percutaneous osseointegrated prostheses
Targeted muscle re-innervation
Prophylactic treatment of metastatic disease
Revision joint replacemen

Research Interests
Efficiency and sustainability of healthcare
Opioid stewardship
Research in process improvement
Mentorship/leadership
Communication
Outcomes in the treatment of metastatic disease

Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship: Non-Orthopaedic Faculty