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Nicholas M. Bernthal, M.D.
Nicholas M. Bernthal, M.D.


Orthopaedic Oncology

General Information:



Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica


Orthopaedic Oncology, Huntsman Cancer Institute, 2012 - 2013
Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007 - 2012
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006 - 2007
Medical Degree:
M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, 2006

Contact Information:

(424) 249-9860

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Sarcoma, bone and soft tissue tumors, pediatric cancers

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Nicholas Bernthal is an orthopaedic oncologist with an interest in tumor biology, oncology implants and novel imaging technologies.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Bernthal NM, Greenberg M, Heberer K, Eckardt JJ, Fowler EG. What Are the Functional Outcomes of Endoprosthestic Reconstructions After Tumor Resection? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Bernthal NM, Jones KB, Monument MJ, Liu T, Viskochil D, Randall RL. Lost in translation: ambiguity in nerve sheath tumor nomenclature and its resultant treatment effect. Cancers (Basel). 2013 May 8;5(2):519-28. doi: 10.3390/cancers5020519.

Bernthal NM, Federman N, Eilber FR, Nelson SD, Eckardt JJ, Eilber FC, Tap WD. Long-term results (>25 years) of a randomized, prospective clinical trial evaluating chemotherapy in patients with high-grade, operable osteosarcoma. Cancer. 2012 Dec 1;118(23):5888-93. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27651. Epub 2012 May 30.

Bernthal NM, Schwartz AJ, Oakes DA, Kabo JM, Eckardt JJ. How long do endoprosthetic reconstructions for proximal femoral tumors last? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Nov;468(11):2867-74. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1369-6.