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Posts by Erik T. Newman, MD


Dr. Erik T. Newman is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic oncology surgeon who specializes in the care of children and adults with benign and malignant musculoskeletal tumors, metastatic bone disease, and complex pelvic and limb reconstructions.  

Dr. Newman received his Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and his medical degree from Duke University. He completed residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, where he served as Academic Chief Resident and received the William H. Thomas Award for Excellence in Patient Care and the James H. Herndon Award for Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship. He completed fellowship training in orthopaedic oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston Children’s Hospital.

He is a member of the Mass General Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology Center, as well as the Stephan L. Harris Center for Chordoma Care, and is active in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows as an Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Orthopaedic Care at Mass General

At Mass General, our world-class physicians and surgeons treat the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions throughout the body, from sprains and strains on the athletic field to carpal tunnel syndrome. Our team offers innovative, research-based treatments that range from limb-saving oncological procedures to complex spinal reconstruction.