Patrick Getty, MD
- Director, Musculoskeletal Surgical Oncology, UH Cleveland Medical Center
- Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
Patrick Getty, MD, is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon and the Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Chair in Orthopaedics at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Medical Director, Musculoskeletal Oncology, UH Seidman Cancer Center. He has a joint appointment at UH Ahuja Medical Center. He also is the Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Associate Professor, Orthopaedics Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Dr. Getty is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. His special interest is pediatric orthopaedic oncology, including bone lesions and soft tissue masses as well as bone and soft tissue sarcomas and tumors and their treatment. He joined the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital staff in 1999.
Dr. Getty graduated with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, Ill. He earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill. He served his orthopedic surgery residency and an orthopedic oncology fellowship at University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, where he also served a two-year research fellowship in orthopaedic and molecular oncology.
Dr. Getty’s research interest is adult and pediatric musculoskeletal tumors. He has published nearly two dozen papers in peer-reviewed journals about adult and pediatric orthopaedic problems and is a reviewer for Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. He also is a frequent presenter and speaker on musculoskeletal oncology at local, regional and national medical meetings and conferences.
He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association.
- Adult Orthopaedic Oncology
- Adult Reconstruction
- Bone and Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma)
- Bone Cyst
- Bone Lesion
- Bone Sarcoma
- Bone Tumor
- Musculoskeletal Tumors
- Pediatric Orthopaedic Oncology
- Soft Tissue Lesion
- Soft Tissue Mass
- Soft Tissue Sarcoma
- Soft Tissue Tumor
- Treatment of Sarcomas
- Best Doctors in America, Cleveland Magazine, 2006-2014
- Inaugural chair holder, Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Chair in Orthopaedics, UH Cleveland Medical Center, 2012
- Inaugural Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2012
Patient Experience Reviews
4.8 out of 5
Patient Comments (7)
Reviewed On 12/1/2020
dr Patrick Getty is the best. I've seen him for approximately 23 years.
Reviewed On 10/1/2020
Dr. Getty and staff are awesome! He made me and my son very comfortable like we have know him for many years, even in this covid crisis. Thank you!
Reviewed On 10/1/2020
Dr. Getty is very nice and explain about my leg very good. All people are very helpful becuz I'm deaf. assistant lady is very helping and I got interpreter to help me to communicate better and I was very happy. people are caring and very professional.
Reviewed On 9/1/2020
he is very attentive and concerned
Reviewed On 8/4/2020
Dr. Getty was thorough in his assessment and offered treatment options.He clearly explained the ongoing plan. I felt listened to, and included in my treatment plan.
Reviewed On 8/4/2020
Excellent care all the way around.
Reviewed On 6/1/2020
very positive visit
- Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Research Fellowship | Molecular Orthopaedic Oncology
Molecular Orthopaedic Oncology - University Of Chicago Medical Center (1997 - 1999)
Fellowship | Orthopaedic Oncology
Orthopaedic Oncology - University Of Chicago Medical Center (1996 - 1997)
Residency | Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - University Of Chicago Medical Center (1992 - 1996)
Internship | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Of Chicago Medical Center (1991 - 1992)
University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine (1991)
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign (1987)
Musculoskeletal oncology, Molecular oncology
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