Dr. James Wittig
Office Information
Long Island Tumor Surgery

**All Appointments are made through the NYC Office. Please call 212-241-1807 to make an appointment.

Long Island Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery in Lake Success

James C. Wittig, MD, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey has developed a satellite office at Pro Health in Lake Success, Long Island. Dr. Wittig performs initial consultations as well as follow-up surgical care for pediatric and adult patients in Long Island afflicted with bone and soft tissue sarcomas, metastatic bone cancer, as well as benign bone tumors and benign soft tissue tumors. Patients from Long Island who have been diagnosed with a benign or cancerous (sarcoma) bone tumor or soft tissue tumor can have the ease of seeing Dr. Wittig close to home in Long Island instead of traveling into Manhattan. All orthopedic oncology and sarcoma surgeries are performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Most follow up care after surgery can be performed in the Long Island Office. Dr. Wittig also works closely with several musculoskeletal radiologists, medical oncologists, pediatric oncologists and radiation oncologists in Lake Success, Long Island that provide any additional specialized medical care that may be required close to home.

James C. Wittig, MD, is an orthopedic oncologist and sarcoma surgeon who specializes in limb-sparing surgery; pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas; melanoma; benign musculoskeletal tumors; as well as complex hip and knee replacement surgery. He also has special expertise with regard to tumors that affect the shoulder girdle and scapula. Currently, Dr. Wittig is Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Oncology and the Sarcoma Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City as well as Chief, Orthopedic Oncology and Director, Sarcoma Section of the Cancer Center, Hackensack University Medical Center. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons, Inc.; and the Medical Society of New Jersey. He has published over 90 educational materials ranging from original reports, abstracts, videos and articles in the following publications: Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, The Journal of the American College of Surgeons, American Family Physician, Journal of Arthroplasty, Radiology and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He is also a prominent lecturer in the field of Orthopedic Surgery throughout the nation. The new Long Island office is easily accessible from major highways and the LIRR. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Wittig, please call his NYC office at 212-241-1807 or email DrJamesWittig@aol.com or visit www.TumorSurgery.org.

Long Island Office

ProHealth Long Island
2800 Marcus Avenue
(Ground Level-Orthopedic Surgery Office)
Lake Success, NY 11042
Directions - Long Island Office
New Patients

Patient Medical History/Questionnaire Form (For first time, new patients)

Click on the link, open the form and type right into it.   When finished, please review entire form making sure that all physician's names, numbers and contact information is included.  Also, please be sure to list your current medications and their dosages, if applicable. After reviewing, please click the "print form" button on the bottom of the form.  You can save a copy of the completed form to your computer for your records and bring the printed copy to your first appointment.   If it is easier, print the entire form and complete manually.  Thank you.

Initial Consultation Checklist
Insurance Issues & Referrals

In general, for most procedures, following surgery, you will return for a follow-up visit to the office approximately 10 days to 2 weeks after your release from the hospital. At this time, your sutures or staples will be removed as long as the wound is healing appropriately.

Updating Insurance Profile & Personal Information

Updating Insurance & Personal Information Form

Having Surgery

Pre-Op Checklist
Informed Consent for Surgery
Surgery Guide/Manual
Hospital Affiliations

Having a CT Guided Biopsy

What is a Biopsy?
Having a Biopsy Checklist

Having Radio Frequency Ablation

Undergoing Radiofrequency Ablation
Radiofrequency Ablation Checklist
More Information about RFA

Insurance Pre-Authorization

Most insurance companies require Pre-Authorization for a patient to undergo radiological studies, biopsies and/or surgical procedures....Read More

Telephone Calls & Emails

Dr. Wittig is happy to communicate with patients via telephone or email to answer any questions they may have. Dr. Wittig will attempt to return your phone call or email as soon as possible within a 5 day period....Read More

Prescription Pain Medications

Due to the unfortunate abuse, fraud and illegal sale of controlled prescription pain medications, it is no longer possible to call, fax or mail prescription requests for these drugs into pharmacies....Read more

Pain Management Centers Recommended by Dr. Wittig:

Pain and Rehabilitation Center by Douglas Allen, MD

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center Pain Management
Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
Overlook Hospital
Holy Name Hospital Pain Management
Morristown Memorial Pain Management
Robert Wood Johnson Pain Management
Long Island Jewish & North Shore Medical Center
Dr Douglas Allen

Affiliated Hospitals

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center
The Valley Hospital
Tomorrow's Children Institute
St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center 
St. Joseph's Children's Hospital
Atlantic Healthcare Systems
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Overlook Hospital
Long Island Jewish & North Shore Medical Center

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