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David Joyce, MD

Specialty: Surgery
Program: Sarcoma

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Locations: Moffitt Cancer Center

Cancer Focus: Osteosarcoma , Sarcoma

Dr. David Joyce is an Assistant Member in the Sarcoma Department. Dr. Joyce earned his MD degree from Case Western Reserve University, Case School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed an Orthopaedic Residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio and an Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. He most recently completed a Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Joyce’s clinical interests include bone and soft tissue sarcoma in the pelvis and extremities, limb salvage surgery, pelvic bone resection and reconstruction, metastatic bone disease and pathologic fracture, basic fracture care, primary and revision total hip and knee arthroplasty, and other adult reconstructive procedures unique in cancer patients. His research interests include endoprosthetic reconstruction after tumor resection, metastatic bone treatment, and technology and computer-assisted resection and reconstruction.

Education & Training


  • Vanderbilt University - Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Moffitt Cancer Center - Orthopaedic Oncology


  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Orthopaedics

Medical School:

  • Case Western Reserve University: Case School of Medicine(MD, - MD)
Participating Trials

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  • Ackerman RS, Hirschi M, Trona N, Joyce DM, Evans T, Patel SY. Incidence of Thromboembolic Events in Oncology Patients Receiving Intraoperative Tranexamic Acid During Orthopedic Surgery: A Retrospective Review at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. A A Pract. 2019 Nov.14(2):63-66. Pubmedid: 31703004.
  • Paladino LP, Belzarena AC, Henderson-Jackson E, Joyce DM. Metastatic vertebral lesion mimicking an atypical hemangioma with negative 18F-FDG positron emission tomography-computed tomography. Radiol Case Rep. 2019 Nov.14(11):1401-1406. Pubmedid: 31700555. Pmcid: PMC6823801.
  • Belzarena AC, Wright M, Joyce DM. A case of a myxoma within the obturator externus muscle. Radiol Case Rep. 2019 May.14(7):872-875. Pubmedid: 31193120. Pmcid: PMC6517614.
  • Belzarena AC, Makanji RJ, Joyce DM. Recurrent parachordoma of the lower back: A case report. Radiol Case Rep. 2019 Jan.14(1):94-96. Pubmedid: 30386446. Pmcid: PMC6205874.
  • Avilucea FR, Joyce D, Mir HR. Dynamic Stress Fluoroscopy for Evaluation of the Femoral Neck After Intramedullary Nails: Improved Sensitivity for Identifying Occult Fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2019 Feb.33(2):88-91. Pubmedid: 30489429.
  • Hicks JK, Henderson-Jackson E, Duggan J, Joyce DM, Brohl AS. Identification of a novel MTAP-RAF1 fusion in a soft tissue sarcoma. Diagn Pathol. 2018 Oct;13(1):77. Pubmedid: 30314519. Pmcid: PMC6186031.
  • Greenberg SE, Ihejirika RC, Sathiyakumar V, Lang MF, Estevez-Ordonez D, Prablek MA, Chern AY, Thakore RV, Obremskey WT, Joyce D, Sethi MK. Ankle Fractures and Modality of Hospital Transport at a Single Level 1 Trauma Center: Does Transport by Helicopter or Ground Ambulance Influence the Incidence of Complications?. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2016 May.54(5):826-829. Pubmedid: 25840759.
  • Mesko NW, Joyce DM, Ilaslan H, Joyce MJ. Creating an Intraoperative MRI Suite for the Musculoskeletal Tumor Center. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Jun;474(6):1516-1522. Pubmedid: 26183844. Pmcid: PMC4868174.
  • Sathiyakumar V, Shi H, Thakore RV, Lee YM, Joyce D, Ehrenfeld J, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK. Isolated sacral injuries: Postoperative length of stay, complications, and readmission. World J Orthop. 2015 Sep;6(8):629-635. Pubmedid: 26396939. Pmcid: PMC4573507.
  • Thakore RV, Greenberg SE, Sathiyakumar V, Prablek MA, Elmashat D, Hinson JK, Joyce D, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK. Asking for the 22-modifier in isolated ankle fractures: does the operative note make the case?. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Nov;54(2):192-197. Pubmedid: 25242207.
  • Joyce DM, Klika AK, Mutnal A, Krebs V, Molloy R, Knothe U, Barsoum WK. Prospective randomised evaluation of a collagen/thrombin and autologous platelet haemostatic agent during cementless total hip arthroplasty. Blood Transfus. 2015 Jul;13(3):455-463. Pubmedid: 26057484. Pmcid: PMC4614299.