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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Dr. Weber Joins Penn Orthopaedics as the New Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology

Kristy L. Weber, MD
Kristy L. Weber, MD
Penn Orthopaedics is pleased to welcome Kristy L. Weber, MD as the new chief of orthopaedic oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, director of the Sarcoma Program at the Abramson Cancer Center and vice chair of faculty affairs in the department of orthopaedic surgery.

After receiving her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Weber completed an orthopaedic residency at the University of Iowa and subsequently completed an orthopaedic oncology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. She is board certified in orthopaedic surgery.

Most recently, Dr. Weber was a Virginia & William Percy Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Oncology at Johns Hopkins Medicine, where she also served as the division chief of orthopaedic oncology and the director of the Sarcoma Program.

Dr. Weber is the director of the Penn Sarcoma Program at the Abramson Cancer Center and specializes in the treatment of osteosarcomas, soft tissue tumors and limb salvage surgery, and has an interest in research for metastatic bone disease. Her clinical interests include the treatment of patients with bone and soft-tissue tumors, utilizing limb-salvage techniques around the hip, pelvis, knee and shoulder.

Learn more about Penn's Orthopaedic Oncology Service

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