posted on May 23, 2013 11:44
New York, NY - Dr. James C. Wittig, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of the Sarcoma Divisions of the Cancer Centers, Mount Sinai Medical Center
and Hackensack University Medical Center featured in Castle Connolly's 'America's Top Doctors for Cancer" guides. As one of only 150 orthopedic oncologists in the country, Dr. Wittig"s" distinction of "America"s Top Doctors for Cancer" emphasizes his compassion and ongoing commitment to treating cancer with the most innovative advances. This newest accolade is a testament to Dr. Wittig"s continuous, unprecedented approaches to treating musculoskeletal tumors as well as his sensitivity to the nature of oncology cases - for adult and pediatric patients alike. Combining a genuine concern for his patients, allowing ample time to educate them of their condition at every consultation as well as explain the options available are as crucial to the well being of his patients as are the precise skills he demonstrates in surgery. It is this rare combination he exemplifies as a medical professional that are the keys to his success. When time is of the essence in oncology cases, Dr. Wittig secures a perfect balance of dexterity and passion for those seeking and needing his care.
America's Top Doctors for Cancer identifies the nation's most outstanding physicians for the diagnosis and treatment of cancers in adults and children. This new edition of Castle Connolly's pioneering guide contains detailed profiles of more than 2,400 of America's leading cancer specialists across more than 40 medical specialties. America's Top Doctors for Cancer also contains valuable information on some of the nation's leading medical centers and specialty hospitals for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. This must-have guide also contains information on locating clinical trials and how to access the resources and services of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
"Although most would agree that oncology cases are the toughest, I am challenged by each and every diagnosis, confronting them with a customized plan as individual as each patient," notes Dr. Wittig. "Continuously learning and exploring options for treatment is as part of my profession as clinical care, too. Most recently, as a guest lecturer in La Serena Chile by the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society of the National Chilean Orthopedic and Traumatology Society, I collaborated with outstanding surgeons and colleagues focused on similar cases. These types of opportunities not only inspire but increase my motivation even more as a Cancer Surgeon."
In addition, Dr. Wittig was also chosen for his specialty in Orthopedic Surgery with special expertise in limb sparing surgery for pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas, benign musculoskeletal tumors as well as complex hip and knee replacement surgery as one of "America"s Top Doctors for Orthopedic Surgery" and "Top Doctor - New York Metro" area.