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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Oncology Service

The Orthopaedic Oncology Service is a regional referral service for the surgical treatment of musculoskeletal neoplasms and tumor-like conditions.

The service provides care for primary benign and malignant tumors arising within bone or soft tissues for both children and adults. Orthopaedists pursue aggressive treatment of metastatic skeletal lesions to prevent threatened fracture or to stabilize completed fractures. The primary thrust is in the area of limb salvage for malignant tumors of the extremities. Patient referrals available here at UC Davis Health System.

Specialists reconstruct limbs using custom endoprosthetic replacements or allografts and frequently excise benign tumors and reconstruct bone with bone graft or demineralized cortical bone substitute.  For more information on treatment of bone and soft-tissue sarcoma, please visit the UC Davis Cancer Center website.

We are pleased to offer orthopaedic oncology consultation patient evaluation services at the following location:

Ambulatory Care Center - Outpatient Orthopaedic Clinic 
4860 Y Street, Suite 1700
Sacramento,  CA 95817
916.734.2700            Directions To This Location 

Robert Steffner, M.D., Assistant Professor

New patients are asked to complete this patient questionnaire (PDF); either fill in online and print, OR print then complete by hand and bring with you to your first appointment.
Patient Self Referral Form (PDF)
New Patient Brochure (PDF)