Bone Cancer Treatment Team


The following treatment team members specialize in musculoskeletal cancer at Ohio State's Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. To make an appointment, please call The James Line at 614-293-5066 or toll-free 1-800-293-5066. The James Line is a free, 24-hour, confidential telephone service staffed by oncology nurses weekdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to provide callers with cancer information and physician referrals throughout central Ohio. For further information about a physician listed below, click on the name:

Joel L. Mayerson, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Chief, Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology

Thomas Scharschmidt, MD
Clinical Interests include surgical treatment of benign & malignant bone tumors of the extremities and pelvis, benign and malignant soft tissue tumors of the extremities & pelvis, and metastatic bone disease.

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) 460 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 Phone: 1-800-293-5066 | Email: