Ernest U. Conrad III, MD

Dr. Ernest ConradDr. Conrad is a professor of Orthopedic Surgery in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Washington Medical Center and Children’s Hospital. He joined the faculty in 1986 after completing his training at the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York City. He also completed a musculoskeletal tumor fellowship with Dr. William Enneking and a pediatric orthopedic fellowship with Dr. Mercer Rang. When he joined the Department of Orthopedics, he instituted their Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology and Transplantation.

In addition to the Bone Tumor Clinic at Children’s Hospital, Dr. Conrad also co-founded the Northwest Tissue Center, a regional non-profit tissue center at the Puget Sound Blood Center. He directed the Division of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Washington and serves as the Medical Director at the Northwest Tissue Center.

Dr. Conrad’s research projects include multiple clinical studies in pediatric and adult tumors with a special interest in pediatric limb-sparing procedures, benign pediatric tumors, and soft-tissue sarcomas in adults. His research interests include the metabolic imaging of sarcomas, the clinical and biologic description of hereditary multiple exostoses, and the response associated with musculoskeletal transplantation. He instituted the first multi-disciplinary clinics in both pediatric and adult sarcomas at Children’s and the University of Washington.

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