The RNOH is one of only five designated centres in the country which specialises in the care and treatment of patients who suffer from bone and soft tissue cancers. Treatment includes bespoke endo-prostheses, bone transportation and bone grafting and the RNOH are leaders in limb salvage. Surgeons at the RNOH work with a team of oncologists and other specialists including the on-site Biomedical Engineering Unit, in providing a specially tailored package of care for each patient including surgical investigation, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

London Sarcoma Service

Consultants and other health professionals at the RNOH have been instrumental in the creation and development of the London Sarcoma Service. The London Sarcoma Service is one of the largest sarcoma services in Europe with an international reputation for providing the highest quality of care to patients with sarcoma. It provides a comprehensive service to patients of all ages from the first consultation, through investigation, to treatment, rehabilitation and follow-up, seeing about 500 new patients with sarcoma each year.

The services offered include:

  • Surgical excision of tumours
  • Limb salvage (an alternative to amputation - the limb is saved and prosthetics are used to replace the diseased part.)
  • Massive replacement - the replacement of the major proportion of the cancer affected limb using custom made prostheses
  • Amputation
  • Position Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Qualifications BSc, MBBS, MRCS Ed, FRCS Ed (Tr & Orth)
  • Specialty Bone and soft tissue tumours, primary and revision hip and knee replacements and cartilage transplantation
  • Position Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Director of Strategy and External Affairs
  • Qualifications MBBS (Hons), MD (Res), M.Ch (Orth), FRCS (Ed), FRCS
  • Specialty Bone and soft tissue tumours, comprehensive cartilage transplantation, primary and revision hip and knee replacement and rehabilitation
  • Position Consultant Orthopaedic and Sarcoma
    Surgeon and Honorary Lecturer, Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering UCL
  • Qualifications BS(c), MBBS Hons, MD(Res),PhD FRCS (Tr&Orth)
  • Specialty Trauma and orthopaedics, bone and soft tissue sarcomas
  • Position Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sarcoma Lead
  • Qualifications BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)
  • Specialty Primary and revision hip and knee replacement, knee arthroscopy and cartilage repair
  • Position Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Qualifications MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Orth)
  • Specialty Primary and revision hip and knee replacement, cartilage transplantation and bone tumour