Alexandra Kathleen Callan, MD $$

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Alexandra K. Callan M.D., is a board certified musculoskelatal oncologist and is an assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Callan specializes in patient with sarcomas, metastatic bone disease, complex joint replacements and other soft tissue and bone tumors of the body. 

Dr. Alex Callan, orthopedic surgeon - Children's Health

Dr. Callan's research interests include outcomes in orthopaedic oncology, limb salvage techniques for osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma, metastatic bone disease, and quality of life in musculoskeletal oncology. She is a member of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 

Prior to her career in medicine, Dr. Callan spent three years with Teach For America, teaching high school science and coaching volleyball, basketball, and softball. In her free time, she enjoys wakeboarding, live music, snowboarding, travel, and adventure.

Education and Training

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2011)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2016), Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (2017), Orthopaedic Oncology
Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Clinical and Functional Outcomes in Orthopaedic Oncology
    • Limb Salvage Techniques for Osteosarcoma and Ewing Sarcoma
    • Metastatic Bone Disease
    • Quality of Life in Musculoskeletal Oncology
    • Cancerous (Malignant) Bone Tumors
    • Sarcoma
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Benign (Noncancerous) Bone Tumors
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Joint Disorders Surgical Treatment
    • Orthopaedic Disorders
  • Publications

  • Professional Activities

    • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (2016)
    • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (2016)
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2011)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care (2017-2021)
    • D Magazine Best Doctor (2020)

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