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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Orthopedic Oncology, 1997
    Washington Hospital Center
  • Residency Program, Orthopedic Surgery, 1995
    University of California at Los Angeles
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 1991
    University of California at Los Angeles
  • MD, 1990
    Tufts University School of Medicine
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, 1986
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

National Provider ID: 1730169152


Robert Henshaw, M.D., is the director of Orthopaedic Oncology at Children’s National Hospital. Dr. Henshaw is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery specializes in orthopaedic oncology. He is renowned for introducing minimally invasive procedures for children with bone tumors and performing cutting-edge limb sparing surgery for children with sarcomas (cancer of the musculoskeletal system) using a variety of innovative techniques including expandable implants for growing children. He is also a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Research & Publications