Newsweek names Dr. James Wittig a top cancer doctor: 4 key notes

Written by Anuja Vaidya | September 11, 2015 | Print  |

James C. Wittig, MD, was named one of America's top cancer doctors by Newsweek.

Here are four key notes:

1. Newsweek published its list of the "Top Cancer Doctors 2015" in the United States, which was compiled through peer nominations and research by Castle Connolly Medical.


2. Dr. Wittig is vice chairman, orthopedic surgery; chief, orthopedic oncology and sarcoma surgery at Hackensack (N.J.) University of Medical Center; and director, skin and sarcoma division at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack UMC.


3. He focuses on limb-sparing surgery, pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas, benign musculoskeletal tumors and metastatic cancers, as well as complex hip and knee replacement surgery.


4. His work has been published in a number of professional journals, such as Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research and The Journal of the American College of Surgeons.


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