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Howard A. Chansky, M.D.

Professor and Chair

College
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, May 1982
Medical School
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, May 1987
Internship
General Surgery, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1988
Residency
Orthopedic Surgery, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1992
Fellowship
Orthopedic Oncology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1992-1993
Board Certification
Board Certified
About

Dr. Chansky is Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He is a specialist in bone and soft tissue tumors, and practices at UW Medical Center, Northwest Medical Center and at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and then his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he also did his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery. He came to Seattle for a fellowship in orthopaedic oncology at UW Medical Center in 1992. He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery

Patient Care Philosophy

He believes that regardless of a patient's problem, the key to good patient care is to always be a good listener.

Clinical Interests

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

Personal Interests

Music, Boston Celtics, cycling

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Recent Publications
Publications

Publications

For a complete list of Dr. Chansky's publications please see PubMed.

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