Dr. Wakenda Tyler joins New York Presbyterian Columbia Orthopedics: 4 insights

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | August 04, 2017 | Print  |

New York Presbyterian Columbia Orthopedics in New York City welcomed Wakenda Tyler, MD, as its new chief of orthopedics oncology.

Here are four insights:

 

1. Dr. Tyler subspecializes in benign and malignant tumors of the bones and soft tissues. She focuses on non-operative management of primary soft tissue and bone cancers, sarcomas and metastatic bone cancer.

 

2. After earning her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Dr. Tyler completed her residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

 

3. Dr. Tyler underwent fellowship training in musculoskeletal oncology from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

 

4. Dr. Tyler has written several articles on bone disease, the effectiveness of medication in penetrating to the site of bone grafts and the strength of the bone and prosthesis union.

 

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