Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD

Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD

Orthopedics
Physician Team

Contact Information

300 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210 [ map ]
PH: (614) 293-4420
FX: (614) 293-3747

Biography

Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD is the Director of Orthopaedic Oncology, Department of Orthopaedics, Nationwide Children's Hospital. He received his MD from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in 2003 and did his residency at Summa Health System from 2003-2008. Dr. Scharschmidt completed a fellowship at the University of Washington and Seattle Children?s in Musculoskeletal Oncology in 2009 and recently completed a second fellowship in Advanced Reconstruction and Tumors of the Spine at the Texas Back Institute. Dr. Scharschmidt?s clinical interests include bone and soft tissue sarcomas in adults and children, benign bone and soft tissue tumors in adults and children, complex limb reconstruction, metastatic carcinoma to bone, metabolic bone disease, musculoskeletal infections and spine tumors. Research interests include basic biology and the molecular mechanisms of sarcoma and prosthetic implant design and technique. Dr. Scharschmidt was June 2012 Educator of the Year in Orthopaedics at Ohio State University, January 2010 Medical Student Teacher of the Year, and January 2010 Ohio State University Medical Center Surgeon of the Month.

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/24/2003

Residency

  • Summa Health System
    Date Completed: 06/30/2008

Fellowship

  • University of Washington
    Date Completed: 07/31/2009

Department:

  • Orthopaedics

Specialty:

  • Orthopaedics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/25/2009

Publications

  • Karnes JM, Mayerson JL, Scharschmidt TJ. 2014. Is orthopaedics more competitive today than when my attending matched? An analysis of National Resident Matching Program data for orthopaedic PGY1 applicants from 1984 to 2011.  J Surg Educ.. Vol. 71, no. (4). (July): 530-42.
  • Mayerson JL, Wooldridge AN, Scharschmidt TJ. 2014. Pelvic Resection: Current Concepts.  Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgery. Vol. 22-4, no. April: 214-222.
  • Mendel E, Nathoo N, Scharschmidt TJ, Schmidt C, Boehmler J, Mayerson JL. 2014. Creation of false pedicles and a neo-pelvis for lumbopelvic reconstruction following en bloc resection of an iliosacral chondrosarcoma with lumbar spine extension.  Journal of Neurosurgery- Spine. Vol. 20, no. 3. (March): 327-334.
  • Joehlin-Price AS, Huang JH, Brooks JS, Scharschmidt TJ, Iwenofu OH. 2014. PAX-8 expression in cutaneous ciliated cysts: evidence for Müllerian origin.  American Journal of Dermatopathology. Vol. 36(2), no. February: 167-70.
  • Hemminger JA, Toland AE, Scharschmidt TJ, Mayerson JL, Guttridge DC, Iwenofu OH. 2014. Expression of cancer-testis antigens MAGEA1, MAGEA3, ACRBP, PRAME, SSX2, and CTAG2 in myxoid and round cell liposarcoma.  Modern Pathology. Vol. 10.1038, no. January: e244.
  • Beals C, Rogers A, Wakely P, Mayerson JL, Scharschmidt TJ. 2014. Hibernomas: a single-institution experience and review of literature.  Medical Oncology. Vol. 31, no. 1. (January): e769.
  • Kiyani A, Heerema NA, Mayerson JL, Scharschmidt TJ, Iwenofu OH. 2013. Novel Clonal t(2;4) (q23;p14) Secondary Cytogenetic Abnormality in a Primary Myxoid Liposarcoma.  Applied Immunohistochemistry Molecular Morphology. Vol. [Epublished ahead of print], no. August: e1.
  • Ng VY, Scharschmidt TJ, Mayerson JL, Fisher JL. 2013. Incidence and survival in sarcoma in the United States: A focus on musculoskeletal lesions.  Anticancer Research. Vol. 33, no. 6. (June): 2597-2604.
  • Karnes JM, Mayerson JL, Scharschmidt TJ. 2013. Is Orthopedics More Competitive Today Than When My Attending Matched? An Analysis of National Resident Matching Program Data for Orthopedic PGY1 Applicants From 1984 to 2011.  Journal of Surgical Education. Vol. 14, no. May: S1931-7204.
  • Ng VY, Fisk EG, Scharschmidt TJ, Mayerson JL, Reader D. 2013. Radiologic case study. Diagnosis: calcaneal osteomyelitis.  Orthopedics. Vol. 36, no. 4. (April): 237-?.
  • Wooldridge AN, Kolovich GP, Crist MK, Mayerson JL, Scharschmidt TJ. 2013. Predictors of Local Recurrence in High-grade Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Hydrogen Peroxide as a Local Adjuvant.  Orthopedics. Vol. 36, no. 2. (February): E207-E215.
  • Jones NB, Iwenofu H, Scharschmidt T, Kraybill W. 2013. Solitary Fibrous Tumor.  eMedicine from WebMD. Vol. 1255879-overview, no. February: http;//emedicine.medscape.com/article/1255879-overview.
  • Hemminger JA, Ewart Toland A, Scharschmidt TJ, Mayerson JL, Kraybill WG, Guttridge DC, Iwenofu OH. 2013. The cancer-testis antigen NY-ESO-1 is highly expressed in myxoid and round cell subset of liposarcomas.  Modern Pathology. Vol. 26, no. 2. (February): 282-288.
  • Harris JD, Trinh TQ, Scharschmidt TJ, Mayerson JL. 2013. Exceptional Functional Recovery and Return to High-impact Sports After Van Nes Rotationplasty.  Orthopedics. Vol. 36, no. January: 126-31.
  • Scharschmidt TJ; Bach JA; Leskovan JJ; Boulger C; Papadimos TJ; Russell S; Bahner DP; Stawucki SP. 2012. The Right Team at the Right Time: Multidisciplinary Approach to Multi-Trauma Patient with Orthopedic Injuries.  OPUS 12 Scientist. Vol. 6, no. December: 6-10.
  • Davis C, Kolovich GP, Scharschmidt TJ. 2012. Atraumatic heterotopic ossification in the setting of prolonged intubation because of H1N1 influenza.  Orthopedic Surgery. Vol. 4, no. November: 258-62.
  • Kolovich GG, Wooldridge AN, Christy JM, Crist MK, Mayerson JL, Scharschmidt TJ. 2012. A retrospective statistical analysis of high-grade soft tissue sarcomas.  Medical Oncology. Vol. 29, no. 2. (June): 1335-1344.
  • Jones NB, Iwenofu H, Scharschmidt T, Kraybill W. 2012. Prognostic Factors and Staging for Soft Tissue Sarcomas: An Update.  Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. Vol. 21, no. 2. (April): 187-?.
  • Pap DP, Mayerson JL, Scharschmidt TJ. 2012. Soft Tissue Tumor Recurrence After Intramedullary Stabilization of Impending Pathologic Fractures.  Orthopedics. Vol. 35, no. 3. (March): E448-E452.
  • Elkins CT, Scharschmidt TJ, Wakely PE Jr. 2012. Amyloidomas of soft parts: Diagnosis by fine-needle aspiration.  Diagn Cytopathol. Vol. Epub, no. February: e22844.
  • Van Hoff C, Samora JB, Griesser MJ, Crist MK, Scharschmidt TJ, Mayerson JL. 2012. Effectiveness of ultraporous ß-tricalcium phosphate (vitoss) as bone graft substitute for cavitary defects in benign and low-grade malignant bone tumors.  American Journal of Orthopedics. Vol. 41, no. 1. (January): 20-23.
  • Griesser MJ, Gillette B, Crist M, Pan X, Muscarella P, Scharschmidt T, Mayerson J. 2012. Internal and External Hemipelvectomy or Flail Hip in Patients with Sarcomas Quality-of-Life and Functional Outcomes.  American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Vol. 91, no. 1. (January): 24-32.
  • Wooldridge AN, Griesser MJ, Scharschmidt TJ, Hans Iwenofu O. 2011. Development of Marjolin's ulcer within one month of burn injury with synchronous primary lung squamous cell carcinoma in an elderly patient: report of a case with allelotyping.  Medical Oncology. Vol. 28, no. December: S586-S592.
  • Lustenberger DP, Granata JD, Scharschmidt TJ. 2011. Periostitis Secondary to Prolonged Voriconazole Therapy in a Lung Transplant Recipient.  Orthopedics. Vol. 34, no. 11. (November): E793-E796.
  • Paloski MD, Griesser MJ, Jacobson ME, Scharschmidt TJ. 2011. Chondroblastoma: a rare cause of femoral neck fracture in a teenager.  American Journal of Orthopedics. Vol. 40, no. 9. (September): E177-81.
  • Scharschmidt TJ, Lindsey JD, Becker PS, Conrad EU. 2011. Multiple Myeloma: Diagnosis and Orthopaedic Implications.  Journal Of The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Vol. 19, no. 7. (July): 410-419.
  • Scharschmidt TJ; Cohen A; Thomas N; Ching R; Conrad E. 2011. Torsional stability of uncemented femoral stems in oncologic reconstructions.  Orthopedics. Vol. 34, no. 2. (February): 96-?.
  • Kolovich G, Wooldridge A, Christy J, Crist M, Mayerson J, Scharschmidt T. 2011. A Retrospective Statistical Analysis of High-Grade Soft Tissue Sarcomas.  Med Oncol.
  • Griesser MJ, Gillette B, Crist M, Pan X, Muscarella P, Scharschmidt T, Mayerson J. 2011. Quality of Life and FunctionaOutcomes after Internal and External Hemipelvectomy or Flail Hip in Patients with Sarcoma.  American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
  • Scharschmidt T, Linsey JD, Becker BS, Conrad E. 2011. Multiple Myeloma: Review of Diagnosis and Orthopaedic Implications.  J Am Acad Orthop Surg.
  • Van Hoff C, Samora J, Griesser M, Scharschmidt T, Mayerson J. 2011. he Effectiveness of Ultraporous Beta Tricalcium Phosphate (VITOSS®) as a Bone Graft Substitute for Cavitary Defects in Benign and Low Grade Malignant Bone Tumors.  The American Journal of Orthopedics.
  • Scharschmidt T, Thomas N, Cohen A, Ching R, Conrad E. 2011. Torsional Stability of Uncemented Femoral Stems in Oncologic Reconstructions.  Orthopedics.
  • Ghatan A, Scharschmidt T, Conrad E. 2010. Extreme Enchondromatosis A Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature.  Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery-American Volume. Vol. 92A, no. 13. (October): 2336-2343.
  • Ghatan A, Scharschmidt T, Conrad E. 2010. Extreme enchondromatosis: a report of two cases and review of the literature.  Journal Of Bone and Joint Surgery- American Volume. Vol. 92, no. 13. (October): 2336-2343.
  • Iwenofu HO; Scharschmidt TJ; Elkins CT; Mayerson JL; He G. 2010. Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) Pathway Is Differentially Upregulated in Liposarcomas More Than Lipomas and Normal Fat.  Modern Pathology. Vol. 23, no. February: 20A-20A.
  • Iwenofu OH; Scharschmidt TJ; Elkins CT; Zhang PD; Mayerson JL. 2010. Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) Is Constitutively Activated in Chordomas.  Modern Pathology. Vol. 23, no. February: 19A-20A.
  • Iwenofu OH; Scharschmidt TJ; Elkins CT; Mayerson JL. 2010. Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Is Differentially Activated Leiomyosarcomas of Soft Tissue Locations Compared to Uterine Site and Benign Smooth Muscle Neoplasms.  Modern Pathology. Vol. 23, no. February: 241A-241A.
  • Scharschmidt TJ; Mayerson JL. 2010. Chondrosarcoma.  Orthopaedic Knowledge Online. Vol. 1, no. January: e1.
  • Scharschmidt TJ. 2010. Clinically Significant Thromboembolic Disease in Orthopedic Oncology: An Analysis of 986 Patients Treated with Low Molecular-Weight Heparin.  Journal of Surgical Oncology. Vol. 1, no. January: e1.
  • Paloski M, Griesser M, Jacobson M, Scharschmidt T. 2010. Chondroblastoma: A Rare Cause of Femoral Neck Fracture in a Teenager.  Am J Orthop.
  • Wooldrige AN, Griesser MJ, Scharschmidt T, Iwenofu OH. 2010. Development of Marjolin’s Ulcer Within One Month of Burn Injury with Synchronous Primary Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma in an Elderly Patient: Report of a Case with Allelotyping.  Med Oncol.
  • Ghatan A, Scharschmidt T, Conrad E. 2010. Extreme Enchondromatosis: A Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature.  J Bone Joint Surg Am.
  • Scharschmidt T, Jacquet R, Weiner D, Lowder E, Schrickel T, Landis WJ. 2009. Gene expression in slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Evaluation with laser capture microdissection and quantitative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction.  The Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery- American volume. Vol. 91, no. 2. (February): 366-377.
  • Scharschmidt T, Jacquet R, Weiner D, Lowder E, Schrickel T, Landis WJ. 2009. Gene Expression in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Evaluation with Laser Capture Microdissection and Quantitative Reverse Transcription PCR.  J Bone Joint Surg Am.
  • Scharschmidt TJ; Tank J; Weiner SD. 2008. Bilateral Marjolin's Ulcers: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.  American Journal of Orthopaedics. Vol. 37, no. January: e113-115.
  • Scharschmidt TJ; Weiner SD. 2008. Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis CME.  Orthopaedic Knowledge Online. Vol. 1, no. January: e1.
  • Scharschmidt TJ, Weiner SD. 2007. Post-Radiation Sarcoma. In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Tumor II. Edited by Schwartz, H. Chicago: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
  • Scharschmidt T, Jacquet R, Laskovski J, Lowder B, Weiner S, Landis WJ. 2007. Analysis of Human Osteoarthritic Connective Tissue by Laser Capture Microdissection and QRT-PCR.  Connective Tissue Research. Vol. 48, no. 6. (January): 316-323.
  • Scharschmidt T, Jacquet R, Laskovski J, Lowder E, Weiner S, Landis WJ. 2007. Analysis of human osteoarthritic connective tissue by laser capture microdissection and QRT-PCR.  Connective Tissue Research. Vol. 48, no. 6. (January): 316-323.
  • Scharschmidt TJ; Weiner S. 2007. Post-Radiation Sarcoma.  Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Tumor II. Vol. 1, no. January: e1.
  • Scharschmidt TJ, Weiner S. 2006. Infantile Myofibromatosis. In Orthopediccare.net. Towson: Southern Orthopaedic Association.
  • Scharschmidt TJ, and Weiner S. 2006. Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma. In Orthopediccare.net. Towson: Southern Orthopaedic Association.
  • Scharschmidt TJ,Weiner S. 2006. Plantar Fibromatosis. In Orthopediccare.net. Towson: Southern Orthopaedic Association.
  • Scharschmidt TJ, Weiner S. 2006. Proliferative Fasciitis. In Orthopediccare.net. Towson: Southern Orthopaedic Association..
  • Scharschmidt TJ, Weiner S. 2006. Fibroma. In Orthopediccare.net. Towson: Southern Orthopaedic Association..
  • Scharschmidt TJ; Weiner SD; Myers JP. 2004. Bacterial Pyomyositis.  Current Infectious Disease Report. Vol. 6, no. 5. (January): 393-396.
  • Glickman-Weiss E, Caine N, Cheatham CC, Blegen M, Scharschmidt T, Marcinkiewicz J. 2000. The Effects of Gender and Menstrual Phase on Carbohydrate Utilization During Acute Cold Exposure.  Wilderness Environmental Medicine. Vol. 11, no. 1. (January): 5-11.
  • Scharschmidt TJ; Nagaraj U; Nagar A; Iwenofu HO. PET/CT of Hemangiopericytoma of the Sacrum: A Case Report.  European Journal of Radiology.
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