Darin Davidson, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Program Director, Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship

Darin Davidson, M.D.

Specialty: Oncology Service

College: Kinesiology, University of Ottawa, Canada

Medical School: University of Ottawa, Canada

Internship: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Residency: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Fellowship: Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Board Certification: Board Certified

UW Medicine Bio: http://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/darin-davidson

About Dr. Davidson

Dr. Davidson is an orthopedic oncologist working at UW as an assistant professor. He completed residency training in orthopedic surgery at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Following this, he completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at Children’s Hospital Boston and a fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada.

Patient Care Philosophy

My treatment philosophy is to provide patients and their families with specialized, multi-disciplinary care of bone and soft-tissue tumors in a compassionate and patient-focused fashion.

Personal Interests

Spending time with family, running, cooking, reading, and traveling

Clinical Interests

Evaluation, diagnosis, and management of bone and soft tissue tumors

Languages

English

Expertise

Orthopaedic Oncology

Memberships:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Canadian Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

AAOS Disclosures

Nothing to disclose; Submitted on: 10/01/2014

Surgeries & Diagnosis

Surgeries:

Amputation
Biopsy
Bone grafting, allograft or autograft
Curettage of bone lesion, with or without adjuvant, cement or bone graft
Excision of bone and soft-tissue tumor
Limb-salvage surgery with or without reconstruction
Multidisciplinary sarcoma treatment (chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy)

Diagnosis:

Adamantinoma
Aneurysmal bone cyst
Angiosarcoma
Benign bone tumor
Benign soft tissue tumor
Chondroblastoma
Chondroma, periosteal
Chondromyxoid fibroma
Chondrosarcoma
Chordoma
Clear cell sarcoma
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
Desmoplastic fibroma
Enchondroma
Eosinophilic granuloma
Epithelioid sarcoma
Ewing's sarcoma
Exostosis
Fibroma
Fibromatosis
Fibrosarcoma
Fibrous dysplasia
Ganglion
Giant-cell tumor
Hemangioma
Hemangioendothelioma
Hemangiopericytoma
Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Leiomyosarcoma
Lipoma
Liposarcoma
Lymphoma
Malignant bone tumor (sarcoma)
Malignant fibrous histiocytosis (MFH)
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor
Malignant soft-tissue tumor (sarcoma)
Metastatic disease of bone and soft tissue
Multiple myeloma (plasmacytoma)
Myositis ossificans
Myxoma
Neurofibroma
Non-ossifying fibroma
Peripheral nerve sheath tumor (schwannoma)
Pleomorphic Undifferentiated Sarcoma
Osteoblastoma
Osteochondroma
Osteofibrous dysplasia
Osteoid osteoma
Osteopoikilosis
Osteosarcoma
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS)
Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET)
Rhabdomyosarcoma
Synovial chondromatosis
Synovial sarcoma
Tumoral calcinosis
Unicameral bone cyst

Publications:

  • Toms AD, Davidson D, Masri BA, Duncan CP.  The Management of Peri-prosthetic Infection in Total Joint Arthroplasty.  J Bone Joint Surg Br 2006; 88: 149-155.
  • Jarvis J, Davidson D, Letts M.  Management of Subtrochanteric Fractures in Skeletally Immature Adolescents.  J Trauma 2006; 60: 613-619.
  • Davidson D, Rowan R, Reilly C.  Lumbosacral Nerve Root Anomaly Associated with Spondylolisthesis in an Adolescent: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.  Spine 2006; 31(19): E718-E721.
  • Davidson D, Wilson DC, Jando VT, Masri BA, Duncan CP, Wilson DR.  Accuracy of Cut-Off Acetabular Reamers for Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Clin Orthop 2006; 453: 168-172.
  • Slobogean GP, Kennedy SA, Davidson D, O’Brien PJ.  Single Versus Multiple Dose Antibiotic Prophylaxis in the Surgical Treatment of Closed Fractures: A Meta-Analysis.  J Orthop Trauma 2008; 22: 264-269.
  • Davidson D, Pike J, Garbuz D, Duncan CP, Masri BA.  Current Concepts Review: Intraoperative Fractures Periprosthetic Fractures During Total Hip Arthroplasty: Evaluation and Management.  J Bone Joint Surg Am 2008; 90(9): 2000-2012.
  • Lefaivre KA, Macadam SA, Davidson DJ, Gandhi R, Chan H, Broekhuyse HM.  Length of Stay, Mortality, Morbidity and Delay to Surgery in Hip Fractures.  J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009; 91: 922-927. 
  • Pike J, Davidson D, Garbuz D, Duncan CP, O’Brien PJ, Masri BA.  Principles of Treatment for Periprosthetic Femoral Shaft Fractures Around Well-fixed Total Hip Arthroplasty.  J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2009; 17(11) 677-688.
  • Davidson D, Ghag A, Beauchamp RD, Treadle SJ, Mulpuri K. Inter-observer and Intra-observer Agreement in the Diagnosis of Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head in     Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis.  J Child Orthop 2010; 4: 327-330.
  • Davidson D, Noonan VK, Dvorak MF, Zhang H, Fisher CG.  The Impact of Patient Expectation on Outcome Following Treatment for Spinal Trauma: Part 1 What Are Spine Surgeons Telling Their Patients?  Spine 2010; 35(19): 1807-1811.
  • Davidson D, Mulpuri K, Mathias RG. Skeptical Thinking Series: An Introduction to Skeptical Thinking in the Evaluation of Claims.  J Pediatr Orthop 2011; 20: 191-193.

Research

Health-related quality of life, cost-effectiveness research and patient-reported outcomes.

Research Lab: Sarcoma Quality of Life (SarcQOL) Lab