Dr. Raskin specializes in benign and malignant tumors of the musculoskeletal system. He is an active educator for medical students, residents, and fellows.
- Centers & Specialties
- Clinical Interests
- Malignant bone tumors
- Malignant soft tissue tumors
- Benign bone tumors
- Benign soft tissue tumors
- Metastatic bone disease
- Bone infections
- Metabolic bone disease
- Bone cancer
- Bone metastases
- Medical Education
- MD, Tel-Aviv University School of Medicine
- Residency, Montefiore Hospital & Medical Center
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Board Certifications
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Foreign Languages
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
- Beech Street
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
- BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
- Cigna (PAL #'s)
- Commonwealth Care Alliance
- Fallon Community HealthCare
- Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
- Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
- Humana/Choice Care PPO
- Medicare - ACD
- Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
- Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
- OSW - Maine
- OSW - New Hampshire
- OSW - New York
- OSW - Rhode Island
- OSW - Vermont
- Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
- Railroad Medicare
- Railroad Medicare - ACD
- Senior Whole Health
- Tufts Health Plan
- United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
- United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
- Well Sense Pediatrics
Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.
- Patient Age Group
- Adult and Pediatric
- Provider Gender
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 Summary
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.
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.
Andrew Lietz, a survivor of sarcoma, has dedicated his philanthropic efforts to encouraging and supporting doctors that are studying this rare disease.
The Department of Orthopædic Surgery Oncology Service arranged a special holiday visit from Santa, Mrs. Claus and their penguin friends to pediatric patients.
‘Twas two weeks before Christmas, and all through the inpatient pediatric units at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), children were cheering because Santa Claus had come with presents galore.
Claudine Humure arrived at MassGeneral Hospital for Children from Rwanda for bone cancer treatment. More than improved health, she also gained a new family.
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.
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).
Meet the members of our Orthopaedic Oncology team
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Boston, MA 02114-2696