Daniel C. Allison, MD, FACS, MBA, is a nationally recognized orthopedic oncology surgeon and Assistant Director of Orthopedic Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Sam Oschin Cancer Center. Partnering with Dr. Allison is a team of orthopedic and oncology practitioners specializing in musculoskeletal tumors, bone cancer, sarcomas, bone preservation, and orthopedic trauma.
Orthopedic oncology is a unique field with very few specialists making Dr. Allison one of the most sought after experts in various musculoskeletal conditions and cancers affecting these systems. With a treatment philosophy based on caring for patients like family, Dr. Allison is dedicated to providing comprehensive, world-class care.
Dr. Allison’s training and experience as an orthopedic oncologist gives him extensive knowledge of extremity cancers, soft tissue, degenerative bone disease, limb preservation, and trauma which is essential to treating complex bone conditions.Online Contact Form
- Pelvic and acetabular degeneration
- Orthopedic trauma and fracture care
- Malunions and non-unions
- Peri-prosthetic replacements
- Osteomyelitis (bone infections)
Orthopedic Oncology Treatment Solutions
Most cancers are evaluated on an individual, case-by-case basis and orthopedic tumors are no exception. Numerous factors affecting course of treatment for tumors such as its location, stage, type, grade, and size, in addition to a patient’s age and general health. From there, Los Angeles’s Dr. Allison develops a treatment plan unique to each patient recommending solutions for the best possible outcome.
Benign or malignant tumors treated by Dr. Allison include:
- Bone Lesions – from primary bone sarcomas to metastatic bone disease
- Soft Tissue Masses – sarcomas and malignant tumors
- Invasive Skin Cancers – squamous and Merkel cell carcinoma and melanoma
Often surgery is a recommended treatment and in these cases, Dr. Allison’s goal is to minimize the affect of surgical trauma for the body while removing all traces of bone or soft tissue tumors.
Experienced Trauma Surgeon
Trauma cases require immediate evaluation and treatment to prevent unnecessary complications. Coordinating efforts with a team of trauma specialists, Dr. Allison determines the best treatment for complex and multiple injuries within Cedars-Sinai’s state-of-the-art medical facilities.
Los Angeles’s Dr. Allison’s background in orthopedic oncology aptly qualifies him to repair bones and soft tissue damaged by traumatic injuries applying sophisticated bone preservation techniques. He and his surgical team efficiently treat a scope of complex orthopedic trauma such as upper and lower extremity fractures, pelvic and acetabular injuries, and joint reconstruction.
Outstanding Orthopedic Care
A coordinated, multi-disciplinary team lead by a specialist such as Dr. Allison offers the extensive resources of a sophisticated Los Angeles medical center and treatment solution with the most favorable outcome. Learn more about orthopedic oncology treatments in our Blog. Also, see Dr. Allison in the news on bone tumors.
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