Kathleen S. Beebe, MD

Musculoskeletal Oncology


Musculoskeletal Oncology


Tel: 973-972-3534

Kathleen S. Beebe, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI) and an associate professor for the Department of Orthopaedics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). In addition to her positions at NJOI and NJMS, Dr. Beebe is an attending physician at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and University Hospital in Newark, NJ and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. She is also an assistant attending physician at Hackensack University Medical Center.

Dr. Beebe's unique background as a Physical Therapist allows her to balance the oncological needs of her patients with their functional goals.

aaos rosieOrthopaedics and Related Research. Her professional affiliations include:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

She is also the recipient of several awards, including:

  • Best Research Project of the Year
  • Outstanding Faculty Award
  • Outstanding Fellow Award
  • Three-time nomination for Golden Apple
  • Zimmer Orthopaedic Career Development Award

Throughout the course of her career, Dr. Beebe has had numerous successful publications, including books, chapters and abstracts, on various orthopaedic topics.

Contact Doctor: 973-972-3534

Dr. Beebe completed her fellowship training in musculoskeletal oncology which allows her to provide expert care to both pediatric and adult patients with bone and soft tissue tumors. She also completed a residency in orthopaedics and an internship at NJMS. She received her medical degree from Columbia University, and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from Hunter College.

Refereed Original Article in Journal

  • Beebe KS, Sabharwal S, Behrens FF.: Femoral Shaft Fractures: Is Intramedullary Nailing Safe for the Adoescent? The American Journal if Orthopaedics, 35(4); 172-174, April 2006
  • Beebe K, Ross E, Song K, Tuy B, Patterson FR, Benevenia J.: Functional Outcomes After Limb Salvage Surgery and Endoprosthetic Reconstruction with an Expandable Prosthesis: A Report of Four Cases.  of Physical Med. and Rehab.  August 2006
  • Kesani A, Tuy B, Beebe K, Patterson F, Benevenia J.: Single-bone Forearm Reconstruction for Malignant and Aggressive Tumors. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 464; 210-216. November 2007
  • Aisner S, Beebe KS, Blacksin M, Mirani N, Hameed M.: Primary Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma of Fibula Demonstrating ASPL-TFE3 fusion: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Skeletal Radiology, 37:1047-10, 2008
  • Patterson F, Obafemi A, Tuy B, Beebe K, Benevenia J: Elevated Serum B-hCGLevels in a Woman with Osteosarcoma of the Distal Femur: A Case Report.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 466, 997-1001, April 2008
  • Tuy B, John TK, Uglialoro AD, Beebe KS, Vives M, Patterson FR.: Tumoral Calcinosis Presenting as Neck Pain and Mass Lesion of the Cervical Spine. The American Journal of Orthopaedics; 37(11): E191-E195, Nov 2008
  • Jani J, Beebe K, Hameed M, Benevenia J.: A Rare Case of Chondromyxoid Fibroma ofScapula.  The American Journal of Orthopedics, 2009, May, 38(5): E85-E88
  • Uglialoro AD, Beebe K, Hameed M, Benevenia J.: A Rare Case of Intraosseous Benign Notochordal Cell Tumor of the Coccyx, Orthopaedics, June 2009, 32(6):445
  • Uglialoro AD, Maceroli M, Beebe K, Benevenia J, Patterson F.: Distal Femur Defects Reconstructed with PMMA and Internal Fixation Devices:  A Biomechanical Study.  Orthopaedics, August 2009, 32(8)
  • Beebe K, Benevenia J, Tuy B, DePaula CA, Harten RD, Enneking WF: Effects of a New Allograft Processing Procedure on Graft Healing in a Canine Model – A Preliminary Study.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Volume 467, Issue 1, pp. 273-280, 2009
  • Tuy B, Bhate C, Beebe K, Patterson F, Benevenia J.: IVC Filters May Prevent Fatal Pulmonary Embolism in Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Volume 467, Issue 1, pp. 239-245, 2009
  • Yoon R, Beebe K, Benevenia J: Prophylactic Bilateral Intramedullary Femoral Nails for Bisphosphonate associated Signs of Impending Subtrochanteric Hip Fracture.  Orthopaedics, 33:4:267, April 2010
  • Beebe KS, Uglialoro AD, Patel N, Benevenia J, Patterson FR.: Mechanical Failure of the Rephiphysis Expandable Prosthesis. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, May 2010; 92(5):1250-3
  • Beebe K, Benevenia J, Ugliaro, AD, Kaushal: Evaluation of a Noninvasive Expandable Prosthesis in Musculoskeletal Oncology Patients for the Upper and Lower Limb. Orthopaedics, 33:6:396, June 2010
  • Yoon RS, Benevenia J, Beebe KS, Hameed M.: Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma of Thigh with Chondrosarcomatous Dedifferentiated Component.  The American Journal of Orthopaedics, 39(11):e114-e118, 2010
  • Maceroli M, Uglialoro AD, Beebe KS, Benevenia J.: Recurrent Knee Pain in an Athletic Adult: Multiple Schwannomas Secondary to Schwannomatosis: A Case Report, The American Journal of Orthopaedics,  39(11):e119-e122, 2010
  • Tuy B, Benevenia J, Beebe KS, Patterson FR: Tibio-talar Arthrodesis by Distraction Osteogenesis with a Circular External Fixator Over an Intramedullary Nail. Current Orthopaedic Practice, 22(1):e7-e12, Jan/Feb 2011
  • Husain Z, Benevenia J, Uglialoro AD, Beebe KS, Patterson FR, Hameed MR, Cathcart CS.: An Evaluation of Brachytherapy and External Beam Radiation Used with Wide-Margin Surgical Resection in the Treatment of Extra-abdominal Desmoid Tumors. The American Journal of Orthopaedics, 40(5)E78-82, May 2011
  • Hwang JS, Beebe KS, Rojas J, Peters SR.: Malignant Granular Cell Tumor of the Thigh. Orthopedics. Vol 34(8): 624, August 2011
  • Yoon RS, Hwang JS, Beebe KS: Long-term bisphosphonate usage and subtrochanteric insufficiency fractures: a cause for concern. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, (British Volume). Vol. 93-B(10): 1289-95, October 2011
  • Hwang JS, Beebe K, Patterson FR, Benevenia J.: Infected Total Femoral Replacements: Evaluation of Limb Loss Risk Factors. Orthopaedics, Volume 34, Number 11, Page 856, November 2011
  • Benevenia J, Patterson FR, Beebe KS, Abdelshahed M, Uglialoro AD.: Comparison of Phenol and Argon Beam Coagulation Used as Adjuvant Treatment of Stage 2 and Stage 3 Benign-Aggressive Bone Tumors. The American Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol. 35(3), Page 194, March 2012
  • Hwang JS, Beebe KS, Benevenia J, Karanfilian B, Berberian WS: Financial Debt of Orthopaedics Residents. Orthopaedics, 35(4):e549-54, April 1, 2012
  • Patterson FR, Hwang JS, Beebe KS, Uglialoro AD, Flynn J, Benevenia J.: An Innovative Approach to Concave-Convex Allograft Junctions: A Biomechanical Study.  The American Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol 41(5):214-9, May 2012.
  • Hwang JS, Fitzhugh VA, Kaushal N, Beebe KS.: Epithelioid Sarcoma: An Unusual Presentation in the Distal Phalanx of the Toe and a Review of the Literature. The American Journal of Orthopedics, 41(5) 223-7, May 2012
  • Thakur U, Blacksin M, Beebe KS, Neilson JC, Bashefsky B, Tagoylo G. Synovitis, Acne, Pustulosis, Hyperostosis and Osteitis ( SAPHO) and chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis ( CRMO): Role of imaging in diagnosis.  Radiography, Vol 18(3), 221-224, August 2012
  • Mehta A, Siegerman D, Beebe KS, Koerner J, Hwang JS, Patterson FR.: Septic Arthritis of the Hip Caused by Group B Streptococcus in a Post-Partum Patient.             The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Case Connector, 24(2):e62 1-5, October 24, 2012
  • Capo JT, Husain Q, Beebe KS, Shamian B, Patterson FR, Preston JS. Reverse Sural Rotational Flap coverage of the Lower Leg after Musculoskeletal Oncologic Resection. European Journal of Plastic Surgery, Vol 36 (10), Sept 2013
  • Hwang JS, Mehta AD, Yoon RS, Beebe KS. From amputation to limb salvage reconstruction: evolution and role of the endoprosthesis in musculoskeletal oncology.  Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Vol 15(2) 81-6, June 2014
  • Fitzhugh VA, Katava G, Wenokor C, Roche N, Beebe KS. Giant cell tumor of bone with secondary aneurysmal bone cyst-like change producing β-human chorionic gonadotropin. Skeletal Radiology, Vol 43(6), 831-4, June 2014
  • Moore J, Lee M, Donnelly L, Fitzhugh VA, Beebe KS. Metastatic Lesions in the Musculoskeletal System from Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Orthopaedic Management.  Current Orthopaedic Practice, Vol 25(5) 488-492, Sept/Oct 2014.
  • Eloy JD, Boules, H, Doran J, Le V, Sifonios A, Beebe K. Exparel with a Peripheral Nerve Block.  Austin Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia, Vol 2 (6) 1-3, 2014.
  • Martinez M, Hwang J, Beebe KS. Local Adjuvants for Benign Aggressive Bone Tumors. Current Orthopaedic Practice. Vol 25 (6) 573-579, Nov/Dec 2014.
  • Beebe KS, CORR Insights®: Do Surgical Margins Affect Local Recurrence and Survival in Extremity, Nonmetastatic, High-grade Osteosarcoma? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2015 June 20,2015 (EPub ahead of print) 

Books, Monographs and Chapters

  • Beebe KS, Lin S. Tumor and Infections of the Foot, AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review, AAOS Rosemont, IL, Pending Publication July 2014
  • Beebe KS. Prediction of Impending Pathologic Fracture and Treatment Considerations in Metastatic Bone Patients, AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update, Musculoskeletal Tumor 3, AAOS Rosemont, IL 2014.
  • Beebe KS, Lin S. Tumor and Infections of the Foot, AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review, AAOS Rosemont, IL, 2009.
  • Benevenia J, Beebe KS: Principles of Surgery for Skeletal Sarcomas. Edited by Schwartz      AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update, Musculoskeletal Tumors 2, 2007.
  • Benevenia J, Beebe KS. Percutaneous Treatment of Vertebral Bone Cyst. In: Vaccaro AR, Bono CM (ed), Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, New York, Taylor & Francis, 2007.
  • Beebe KS, Benevenia J. A Radiolucent Lesion in the Tibia. In: Othopaedic Basic Sciences: Clinical Cases, AAOS, Rosemont, IL,2007.
  • Beebe KS, Benevenia J, Shu B. Rotationplasty Using Intramedullary Nailing for Osteosarcoma of the Distal Femur, Video Publication, 71st Annual AAOS Meeting, 2007.

View Publications


  1. Willis AR, Ippolito JA, Patterson FR, Benevenia J, Beebe KS. Customizable Orthopaedic Oncology Implants: One Institution’s Experience with Meeting the Current IRB and FDA Requirements. Springer Plus, 5(1): 967, July 2016.
  2. Fitzhugh VA, Wenokor C, Beebe KS, Aisner SC. Leiomyoma of deep soft tissue mimicking calcific myonecrosis. Radiol Case Rep, 11(4):430-433, Sept 2016.
  3. Bastian S, Ippolito JA, Lopez SA, Eloy JA, Beebe KS.  The Use of the H-index in Academic Orthopaedic Surgery.  J Bone Joint Surg, 99-A(4), February 15, 2017.
  4. Benevenia J, Rivero S, Moore J, Seigerman D, Beebe K, Patterson F. Supplemental Bone Grafting in Giant Cell Tumor of the Extremity Reduces Nononcologic Complications. Clin Orthop Relat Res, 475(3): 776-783, March 2017.
  5. Siracuse BL, Gorgy G, Ruskin J, Beebe KS. What is the Incidence of Suicide in Patients with Bone and Soft Tissue Cancer? Clin Orthop Relat Res, 475(5): 1439-1445, May 2017.
  6. Siracuse BL, Ippolito JA, Gibson PD, Beebe KS. Hoverboards: A New Cause of Pediatric Morbidity. Injury, Epub ahead of print March 2017.


  1. Ippolito JA, Benevenia J, Rivero SM, Patterson F, Beebe K, Prins W, Ploegmakers J, Jutte P. Optimal Antibiotic Spacer Duration Time in Two-stage Reimplantation for Large Bone Defects Following Musculoskeletal Infection- A Multi-institution Retrospective Review. Poster presentation, MSTS Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, October 5-7, 2016.
  2. Ippolito JA, Siracuse BL, Nuttall J, Patterson F, Beebe K, Benevenia J. Case Series: Custom Distal Femur Unicondylar Hemiarthroplasty in Three Patients with Musculoskeletal Tumors. Poster presentation, MSTS Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, October 5-7, 2016.
  3. Ippolito JA, Nuttall J, Gabor J, Beebe K, Patterson F, Benevenia J.  Case series: Custom Pelvis Hemiarthroplasty Following Resection.  Poster presentation, MSTS Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, October 5-7, 2016.
  4. Ippolito JA, Willis AR, Krell ES, Patterson F, Beebe K, Benevenia J.  Complications after Surgical Treatment of Patients with Appendicular Bone Metastases of Renal Cell Carcinoma.  Poster presentation, MSTS Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, October 5-7, 2016.
  5. Gorgy G, Krell ES, Beebe K. The Epidemiology of Follicular Lymphoma of the Spine: An Analysis of Data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program. Poster presentation, MSTS Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, October 5-7, 2016.