Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
- Orthopedic Specialty Center
- 192 Tilley Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
- Phone: 802-847-2663
- Fax: 802-847-1747
- Monday-Friday, 8 AM-5 PM
The Musculoskeletal Oncology service is involved in the diagnostic, surgical, and multidisciplinary care of patients of all ages with benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors of the extremities, pelvis, and shoulder girdle, as well as those patients with simulation of these processes.
In addition, patients with metastatic bone disease and proliferative synovial processes are evaluated and treated.
We treat pediatric and adult patients for the following:
- Primary bone and soft tissue sarcoma
- Multiple myeloma
- Lymphomas of bone
- Metastatic carcinomas to bone
Pediatric patients are frequently enrolled in the current COG (Children's Oncology Group) protocols. Adult patients are treated on protocols open through the Adult Hematology/Oncology service.
Cross Specialty Team Approach
Close interaction among specialists in the Oncology services listed below ensures you comprehensive care.
- Pediatric Hematology/Oncology service
- Adult Hematology/Oncology service
- Radiation Oncology
The physician staff are board-certified orthopedic surgeons and have additional specialty training in adult and pediatric oncology. Physicians are University of Vermont College of Medicine faculty members and are involved in research, and in the education of the College of Medicine students and orthopedic surgery residents. Nurses and support staff coordinate patient care.
Evaluations may be arranged by contacting the number below.
Please note that financial coverage for evaluation and treatment are subject to the conditions of your particular insurance policy. Patients who have managed care plans must have a referral authorization from their primary care provider for appointment scheduling.
To make your first visit as effective as possible, it is essential that you bring the following:
- Previous X-rays
- CT scans
- MRI scans
- Bone scans
- Copies of relevant portions of your medical record
- Pathology slides and blocks
For More Information on Musculoskeletal Oncology at Fletcher Allen
- For questions and other inquiries, please call Fletcher Allen Orthopedics at (802) 847-2663.