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Cara Cipriano, MDCara Cipriano, MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Specialty
Musculoskeletal Oncology and Adult Reconstruction

Clinical Interests
Dr. Cipriano’s clinical interests include treating sarcomas and other bone and soft tissue malignancies, benign tumors and cysts, metastatic bone disease, and metabolic bone disorders. She also treats degenerative disease of the hip and knee due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, trauma, and avascular necrosis.

Research Interests

Dr. Cipriano's research interests include limb salvage techniques, quality of life and functional outcomes, and long-term management of sarcoma patients.

Dr. Cipriano earned her medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She did her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, then completed fellowships in both Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University and Orthopaedic Oncology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Cipriano is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Medical Degree

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University
Orthopaedic Oncology, University of Toronto

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