Orthopedic Oncology

Ochsner Dr. Mark Meyer with Mako

The Ochsner Orthopedic department's highly specialized physician group features one of the only orthopedic oncology surgeons in the area.  The department treats both adult and pediatric patients with musculoskeletal and bone tumors.  We specialize in treating primary malignant tumors.  The most advanced surgical and limb sparing techniques are used to provide patients with the best possible outcomes.  


Ochsner Medical Center

Conditions Treated

Research/Recent Publications 

Lurie D, DeComas AM, and Meyer MS: Chondrosarcoma of the Foot. The American Journal of Orthopedics 2011; 40(1): 37-39.
DeComas a,Penfornis P, Harris M, Meyer MS, and Pochampally RR: Derivation and Characterization of an Extra-Axial Chordoma Cell Line (EACH-1) from a Scapular Tumor. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2010; 92-A(5):1231-1240.
Bush JB, Robison J, Sweeney J, and Meyer MS: Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Radial Diaphysis: A Case Report. The American Journal of Orthopedics 2010; 39(1): 30-34.
Bush JB, Reith JD, and Meyer MS: Bizarre Parosteal Osteochondromatous Proliferation of the Humerus. Skeletal Radiology 2007; 36(6):535-540.
Beringer DB, Meyer MS, and Scarborough MT: Benign Lesions of the Musculoskeletal System. In Orthopaedic Surgery: The Essentials. Imbriglia JE and Baratz ME (eds.). Thieme Publishing. 1999; 811-830.
Meyer MS, Spanier SS, Moser M, and Scarborough, MT: Frozen Section Evaluation of Marrow Margins in Osteosarcoma. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 1999; 362.