UF Health sarcoma surgeons provide quality, innovative care to patients with sarcoma and soft tissue tumors. They offer the latest in surgical care for sarcoma and are expert fellowship-trained surgical oncologists, specializing in the care of cancer patients. We are proud to care for patients at UF Health Shands Hospital, ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top hospitals for cancer care.

Meet our UF Health sarcoma surgeon:

Christiana Shaw, MD MS, FACS

Our sarcoma surgeon works closely with other UF Health physicians as part of the multidisciplinary UF Health Cancer Center team. Our center is comprised of a key team of surgical oncologists, orthopaedic oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists to provide you with cutting-edge treatment options and the highest quality and compassionate care. The UF Health Cancer Center team also provides radiation therapy, proton therapy, and clinical trials for patients with sarcoma.

UF Health sarcoma surgeons care for the following types of patients:

  • Angiosarcoma
  • Basal cell skin cancer
  • Cystosarcoma Phyllodes
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)
  • Desmoplastic small round cell tumor
  • Desmoid tumor
  • Leimyosarcoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Lymphangiosarcoma
  • Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST)
  • Merkel cell cancer
  • Retroperitoneal sarcoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Schwannoma
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Solitary fibrous tumor (hemangiopericytoma)
  • Spindle cell neoplasms
  • Squamous cell cancer
  • Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma or Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH)