Timothy B. Rapp, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Oncologic Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-731-6558
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About Me

When I was in high school, I had an injury that sent me to an orthopedic surgeon for treatment. Seeing his work and learning about the procedures he performed motivated me to become a physician and influenced my choice to focus on orthopedic surgery.

Unlike some specialized orthopedic surgeons, I don’t regularly perform just one or two procedures in people who have similar conditions. I see people who have a wide array of conditions, from benign tumors to bone and soft tissue sarcomas. I offer a range of different procedures to manage these conditions at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, and Tisch Hospital.

I treat people using a team approach, working with plastic reconstructive surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and social workers to ensure my patients receive personalized, comprehensive treatment. I treat each of my patients as I would a family member—I would want the best care possible for my family, so I deliver the best care possible for my patients.

In addition to offering treatment, I dedicate my time to teaching medical students and residents at NYU School of Medicine. They awarded me a Teacher of the Year award in 2012. I am also a board examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


Conditions and Treatments

bone reconstruction, bone biopsy, autogenous bone graft, allogeneic bone graft, heterotopic ossification, bone tumor, Ewing's sarcoma, avascular necrosis of bone, spindle cell sarcoma, fibrosarcoma, bone cancer, metastatic bone cancer, giant cell tumor, adult soft tissue sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, fatty tumor, hemangioendothelioma, bone sarcoma, synovial sarcoma, soft tissue sarcoma, connective tissue disease, chondrosarcoma, orthopedic surgery
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Credentials

Positions
  • Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Oncology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 2005
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, University of Washington, Musculoskeletal, 2003
  • Residency, University of Washington, Orthopedic Surgery, 2002
  • MD from University Of Iowa, 1997
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NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

160 East 34th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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Interests

tumor surgery, molecular biology , sarcomas

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