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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine






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Dr. O'DonnellMission: Advance Musculoskeletal Oncologic care through patient-focused care, research, and excellence.

Vision: Premier team pursuing cures in Musculoskeletal Oncology

Core Belief: Research and innovation lead to clinical excellence

The UK Musculoskeletal Oncology team is nationally recognized for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of bone tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, and metastatic diseases of bone.

Comprised of experts in the fields of medical/pediatric oncology, musculoskeletal radiology, surgical pathology, radiation oncology, and orthopaedic oncology, the UK Musculoskeletal Oncology team treats both pediatric and adult patients suffering from bone and soft tissue tumors along with tumor-like conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system.

In addition to clinical care, this unique team of physicians and researchers is currently pursing research in cancer immunotherapy, advanced tumor imaging, biomedical engineering of bone-like substances, and clinical trials - all dedicated towards improved patient centered cancer care.

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
740 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0284
Dr. Patrick W. O'Donnell Expertise
Orthopaedic Oncology
Joint reconstruction
TRACY L. PROFITT, NP Tracy Profitt Works with Dr. O'Donnell's
Musculoskeltal Cancer Patients


As an orthopaedic oncologist, Dr. O'Donnell specializes in advanced bone and joint reconstructive techniques used in limb-salvage surgery.

VIDEO: Dr. O'Donnell describes what to expect if you have a visit with the musculoskeletal oncology team:

VIDEO: Dr. O'Donnell interviewed for the national 'Stand Up to Cancer' campaign about care provided at the Markey Cancer Center:

Patient Resources:
National Cancer Institute
The American Cancer Society
The Sarcoma Alliance

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