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Robert Jewell Wilson II, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center BLVD
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Psychology)
University of Chicago, 2007.
MD (Medical Doctorate)
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Orthopaedic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, 2011-2012.
Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation., 2012-2016.
Fellow in Orthopaedic Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation., 2016-2017.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS): Passed Part I Examination 7/7/16, scoring in the 96th percentile nationally., 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Primary bone sarcoma of the axial and appendicular skeleton, soft-tissue sarcoma of the extremities, flank, back and chest wall, treatment of benign bone and soft tissue tumors, treatment of metastatic bone disease, treatment of metabolic bone disease, complex joint reconstruction of the hip and knee.

Description of Research Expertise

Bone and Soft-tissue sarcoma clinical outcomes, cost-effectiveness of sarcoma care, imaging costs for sarcoma, hospital re-admission of sarcoma patients.

Selected Publications

Ginger E. Holt and Robert J. Wilson: Section XVI: Introductory Chapter to Bone Tumours about the Knee Section. Insall and Scott: Surgery of the Knee, 6th edition. W. Norman Scott M.D. (eds.). Elsevier, March 2017.

Wilson Robert J, Sulieman Lina M, VanHouten Jacob P, Halpern Jennifer L, Schwartz Herbert S, Devin Clinton J, Holt Ginger E: Cost-utility of osteoarticular allograft versus endoprosthetic reconstruction for primary bone sarcoma of the knee: A markov analysis. Journal of surgical oncology Jan 2017.

Freeman T, Halpern J, Schwartz H, Holt G, Wilson R.: A Systematic Review of Surgical Outcomes and Complications for Pelvic Bone Sarcomas. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Reviews 2017.

Homlar, K, Wilson RJ, Wilson JR, Halpern JL, Schwartz HS, Holt GE.: Evidence Based Orthopaedics, 2nd Edition. Chapter titled "Endoprosthesis vs Allograft" Evidence Based Orthopaedics 2017.

N.W. Mesko, MD, R.J. Wilson, MD, J.M. Lawrenz, MD, J.L. Mathieu, BS, M.K. Ghiam,BS, S.L. Mathis, PhD, J.L. Halpern, MD, H.S. Schwartz, MD, G.E. Holt, MD: Pre-Operative Evaluation Prior to Soft Tissue Sarcoma Excision- Why Can't We Get It Right? European Journal of Surgical Oncology Available online 20 November 2017 2017.

Ginger E. Holt and Robert J. Wilson: Surgery for lower extremity bone sarcoma. Current Orthopaedic Practice. Andrew H. Crenshaw Jr. (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 27(6): 593-98, Nov/Dec 2016.

O'Neill Kevin R, Wilson Robert J, Burns Katharine M, Mioton Lauren M, Wright Brian T, Adogwa Owoicho, McGirt Matthew J, Devin Clinton J: Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Adjacent Segment Disease: Clinical Outcomes and Cost Utility of Surgical Intervention. Clinical spine surgery 29(6): 234-41, Jul 2016.

Wise Eric S, Gadomski Stephen P, McMaster William G, Wilson Robert J, Nelms Justin K, Hocking Kyle M, Brophy Colleen M: The influence of VKORC1 and CYP2C9 mutations on warfarin response after total hip and knee arthroplasty. Journal of orthopaedics 12(Suppl 2): S145-51, Dec 2015.

Wilson Robert J, Zumsteg Justin W, Hartley Katherine A, Long Justin H, Mesko Nathan W, Halpern Jennifer L, Schwartz Herbert S, Holt Ginger E: Overutilization and Cost of Advanced Imaging for Long-Bone Cartilaginous Lesions. Annals of surgical oncology 22(11): 3466-73, Oct 2015.

Wilson Robert J, Crosby Samuel N, Lee Donald H: Removal of a Venous Intraluminal Needle: A Case Report. Journal of hand and microsurgery 7(1): 170-2, Jun 2015.

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