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Kevin Andrew Raskin, MD

Orthopaedic Oncology Surgeon

Program Director, Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship Program

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Raskin specializes in benign and malignant tumors of the musculoskeletal system. He is an active educator for medical students, residents, and fellows.

Departments
Department of Orthopaedics

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology
  • Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer)
  • Multiple Myeloma
Clinical Interests
Benign and malignant tumors
Bone and soft tissue tumors
Metastatic bone disease
Bone infections
Metabolic bone disease
Bone cancer
Bone metastases
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Tel-Aviv University School of Medicine
Residency, Montefiore Hospital & Medical Center
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Gender
Male
Foreign Languages
Hebrew
Spanish
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

BiographyDr. Kevin Raskin earned a BA from University of California, Santa Barbara in 1991 and a MD from Tel Aviv University in 1997.He completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Raskin completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Raskin has been an Orthopaedic Oncology Surgeon at MGH since 2003. He is a member of the Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Center and Director of the Orthopaedic Oncology Fellowship Program at MGH. He is an Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School where he teaches residents, fellows and medical students both in and out of the operating room.

Research

Dr. Raskin's research interests include studying the survival of patients with different types of cancer. Through an extensive database maintained by the Orthopaedic Oncology Service at MGH, Dr. Raskin and the other surgeons in the Oncology Service are able to study the outcomes of their surgeries and how those surgeries effect their patient's lives.

Publications

Select Publications:

Devisetty K, Kobayashi W, Suit HD, Goldberg SI, Niemierko A, Chen YL, Raskin KA, Schwab JH, Springfield DS, Yoon SS, Hornicek FJ, Delaney TF. Low-Dose Neoadjuvant External Beam Radiation Therapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Sep 21.

Tejwani A, Kobayashi W, Chen YL, Rosenberg AE, Yoon S, Raskin KA, Rosenthal DI, Nielsen GP, Hornicek FJ, Delaney TF. Management of acral myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma. Cancer. 2010 Aug 24.

Kumar NL, Rosenberg AE, Raskin KA. Osteoblastoma-like Osteosarcoma of the Cuboid: A Case Report. J Orthop Surg Res. 2010 Aug 6;5:52.

Quaye AA, Raskin KA, Ecker JL, Leffert LR. Management of a parturient with high-grade osteosarcoma of the proximal femur: a multidisciplinary approach. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2010 Jul;19(3):340-2.

Kim B, Chen YL, Kirsch DG, Goldberg SI, Kobayashi W, Kung JH, Wolfgang JA, Doppke K, Rosenberg AE, Nielsen GP, Raskin KA, Springfield DS, Schwab JH, Gebhardt MC, Yoon SS, Hornicek FJ, DeLaney TF. An effective preoperative three-dimensional radiotherapy target volume for extremity soft tissue sarcoma and the effect of margin width on local control. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jul 1;77(3):843-50.

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Santa's sleigh stops at MGHfC

MGH Hotline 12.18.09 Santa Claus and his helpers made an early trip from the North Pole Dec. 14 to bring holiday cheer and gifts to the young patients at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC).

Orthopædics staff make festive delivery

MGH Hotline 12.24.10 Just as snow began to fall in Boston on Dec. 20, Santa Claus and his elves arrived at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) to deliver gifts to pediatric patients on the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Unit, Ellison 17 and 18, the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Finding Home in a New World

Claudine Humure arrived at MassGeneral Hospital for Children from Rwanda for bone cancer treatment. More than improved health, she also gained a new family.

Santa, elves and penguins too!

The Department of Orthopædic Surgery Oncology Service arranged a special holiday visit from Santa, Mrs. Claus and their penguin friends to pediatric patients.

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Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 3B
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-0604
Fax: 617-726-6823

Orthopaedic Associates
55 Fruit Street
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 3B
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-0604
Fax: 617-726-6823

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