Speakers AMSTS

American MSTS (AMSTS)

John H. Healey

MD, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC, NY, USA.

Honorary Chair:  Stephen McDermott Chair in Surgery

Special field of interest in MusculoSkeletal Tumors:

  • Osteosarcoma
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Prosthetic reconstruction
  • Imaging
  • Metastatic cancer

Franklin Sim

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic; Rochester Methodist Hospital, Minnesota, USA

Subspecialty: Orthopedic Oncology

Honorary Guest Speaker

Ed Chao

Professor Emeritus, Mayo Clinic & Johns Hopkins University Hospital, University of California at Irvine, Voluntary Faculty, Corona, California, USA

Subspecialty: Biomechanics & Bioengineering

Honorary Chair: Brooks Hollern Professor of

Bioengineering, Mayo Clinic; Lee Rilay, Jr. Professor of Orthopaedics, Johns Hopkins University

Special field of interest in MusculoSkeletal Tumors:

  • Biomechanics & Bioengineering
  • Segmental Bone/joint Replacement/Reconstruction Implant Design
  • Computer-Aided Tumor Resection and Limb Reconstruction
  • Hyperthermia of Bone and Soft Tissue Ablation
  • Bone Bank & Reconstruction Planning

William G Ward

Wake Forest, N.C., USA

 Musculoskeletal Service Line & Chair of Orthopaedics

 Hospital: Guthrie Clinic & Guthrie Health System

 Sayre, Pennsylvania, USA

 Professor Emeritus – Wake Forest University School of Medicine

E-mail address: Ward_William@Guthrie.org

 Special field of interest in MusculoSkeletal Tumors:

          Allograft Bone Reconstruction

          Endoprosthetic Reconstruction

          Perioperative Infection Prevention

          Bisphosphonate-Associated Femoral Stress Fractures

          Recognition & Diagnosis  of Musculoskeletal Neoplasms

Richard J. O´Donnell

M.D., Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

University of California San Francisco (UCSF),

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center,

San Francisco, California, USA.

Subspecialty: Orthopaedic Oncology

Special field of interest in MusculoSkeletal Tumors:

  • Endoprosthetic reconstruction of oncologic defects,
  • Osseointegration technology,
  • Intraoperative radiation therapy,
  • Bone graft substitutes,
  • Musculoskeletal infection

Anna Kulidjian


Subspecialty: Orthopaedic Oncology and Adult  Joint Reconstruction

University: University of California San Diego 

Scott Nelson

Professor, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, 

University of California (UCLA), Santa Monica,

Los Angeles, USA.

Special field of interest in MusculoSkeletal Tumors:

  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Pathology

Jay S. Wunder

MD, MSc, FRCSC, Surgeon-in-Chief  

Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Honorary Chair: Rubinoff-Gross Chair in Orthopaedic Oncology