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Led by Division Chief, Dr. Steve Olson, the division is comprised of Trauma, Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, and Hip Preservation.

The Duke Orthopaedic Trauma Division treats patients with severe injuries to the bones and joints, as well as their associated nerves, muscles, and other soft tissues. The Duke Orthopaedic Trauma Division is led by Steven Olson, MD

The Duke’s sarcoma specialists are nationally recognized for their diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas, rare cancers that occur in bones and soft tissues. Our experts offer the latest treatment options available today, preserve healthy tissue and bone, and perform comprehensive limb-sparing surgeries to avoid the need for amputation. 

The Division of Orthopaedic Oncology is led by Dr. Brian E. Brigman. We have the expertise to identify the type of sarcoma you are experiencing. We the latest treatments available today for these rare cancers, including high-dose radiation that specifically targets your soft tissue sarcoma or bone cancer, limb-sparing surgeries, and advanced imaging technology that pinpoints the location of your tumor and helps us distinguish it from healthy tissue. We give you access to every possibility and minimize your chances of undergoing an amputation.

Pediatric Oncology
For children from birth to early adulthood, the pediatric orthopaedic physicians and specialists at Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center provide the highest quality treatment and care for a broad spectrum of congenital, developmental, and traumatic disorders affecting bones, soft tissues, joints, and the neuromuscular system.

Hip Preservation
The Hip Preservation Section is led by Dr. Steven A. Olson. Duke hip preservation surgeons perform hundreds of hip preservation surgeries annually to reduce hip pain and restore normal hip function. When painful hip conditions such as hip dysplasia and hip impingement are diagnosed early, we are among the few orthopaedic specialists in the country to use complex hip preservation techniques to help you reduce your risk for premature arthritis and hip replacement surgery in your later years.