Rosanna Wustrack, MD

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Rosanna Wustrack, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UC San Francisco

Phone: (415) 885-3800
Box 1939, UCSF
San Francsico, CA 94143-1939

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Research Summary

Dr. Rosanna Wustrack is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the surgical diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal tumors and fragility fractures. Her research focuses on functional outcomes in cancer patients, osseointegration and optimizing treatment for metastatic disease. She also is interested in global health and osteoporosis in cancer survivors.

Dr. Wustrack received an undergraduate degree from Yale University before earning a medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She completed an internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at UCSF. Subsequently, she completed fellowship training in musculoskeletal oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Selected Publications

  1. Intraoperative Radiotherapy in the Management of Locally Recurrent Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Sarcoma. 2015; 2015:913565.
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  2. Clinical features and outcomes of infants with Ewing sarcoma under 12 months of age. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Nov; 62(11):1947-51.
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  3. Secondary malignant neoplasms among children, adolescents, and young adults with osteosarcoma. Cancer. 2014 Dec 15; 120(24):3987-93.
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  4. Risk factors for subtrochanteric and diaphyseal fractures: the study of osteoporotic fractures. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Feb; 98(2):659-67.
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  5. Infectious, inflammatory, and metabolic diseases affecting the athlete's spine. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Jul; 31(3):535-67.
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  6. Are women with thicker cortices in the femoral shaft at higher risk of subtrochanteric/diaphyseal fractures? The study of osteoporotic fractures. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jul; 97(7):2414-22.
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  7. Aseptic failure: how does the Compress(®) implant compare to cemented stems? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Mar; 470(3):735-42.
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  8. Predictors of new and severe vertebral fractures: results from the HORIZON Pivotal Fracture Trial. Osteoporos Int. 2012 Jan; 23(1):53-8.
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  9. Teriparatide, vitamin D, and calcium healed bilateral subtrochanteric stress fractures in a postmenopausal woman with a 13-year history of continuous alendronate therapy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jun; 96(6):1627-32.
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