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Douglas McDonald, MD, MS

Douglas McDonald, MD, MS
Professor
Chief, Orthopaedic Oncology

Clinical Specialty
Musculoskeletal oncology and adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee

Clinical Interests
The management of bone and soft tissue tumors of the musculoskeletal system in both adults and children; Primary and revision total hip and total knee arthroplasty

Research Interests
Limb salvage techniques for the management of malignant bone and soft tissue tumors; Pathology of bone tumors

Background
Dr. McDonald is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He is board certified and a nationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon specializing in musculoskeletal oncology and adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee. Dr. McDonald received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1982 and Master of Science degree from the University of Minnesota in 1987. He completed his orthopaedic surgery at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in 1987. He completed a Fellowship in orthopaedic oncology at the Mayo Clinic and an additional Fellowship in orthopaedic oncology at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna, Italy. Dr. McDonald’s primary expertise lies in the treatment of benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors of the extremities in children and adults. His hip and knee reconstructive surgery practice focuses on routine and complex joint replacement surgery.

Awards
AOA; Hatcher Pathology Fellow; Best Doctors in America® 2009-Present

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1990; Recertified, 2001

Medical Degree
University of Minnesota Medical School - Twin Cities

Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic / Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Fellowship
Orthopaedic Oncology, Instituto Ortopedico Rizzoli
Orthopaedic Oncology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

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Resources


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

More on Dr. McDonald

Musculoskeletal Tumor Society

Siteman Cancer Center

Videos


Overview of Musculoskeletal Oncology

Pediatric Bone Tumors

Patient Story


Primary Bone Cancer

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