Contact Information
  • 800-826-HOPE (4673)
George T. Calvert, M.D., M.B.A.
  • Assistant Clinical Professor

Primary Specialties




Dr. Calvert specializes in the surgical treatment of soft tissue and bone tumors affecting the musculoskeletal system.  He treats benign and malignant tumors in patients of all ages including children and adolescents.  As a member of City of Hope’s musculoskeletal program, Dr. Calvert works with other sarcoma specialists to provide state of the art multi-disciplinary care for patients with these rare cancers.  His research efforts focus on improving the surgical techniques employed in the treatment of sarcomas.
Clinical Expertise:
  • Sarcomas
  • Limb Salvage
  • Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Metastatic Bone Disease
  • Complex Joint Reconstruction

Professional Experience

Professional Experience
  • 2012-present, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California
  • 2011-2012, Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
  • 2006-2011, Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, DePaul Hospital, Saint Louis, MO
  • 2005-2006, Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand


Education and Training
  • 2011-2012, Orthopaedic Oncology Fellowship, University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 2007-2010, Masters of Business Administration, College of Business Administration, University of Missouri in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
  • 2005-2006, Joint Reconstruction Fellowship, Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
  • 2001- 2005, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
  • 2000-2001, Surgery Internship, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
  • 1996-2000, Doctor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
  • 1992-1996, Bachelor of Arts (Biology), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Licensure and Board Certification
  • Medical License, State of California (Current)
  • Fluoroscopy License, State of California (Current)
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Current)


  • 2009 Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society
  • 2009 Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • 2005 Resident Teaching Award, Washington University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2004 Henry O. Marsh Resident Paper Award, Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society
  • 1997 Washington University School of Medicine Summer Research Fellowship
  • 1997 International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association Research Scholar
  • 1995 Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1995 Magna Cum Laude
  • 1992 National Merit Scholarship


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • J Albert Key Orthopaedic Alumni Society
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • GT Calvert, JE Cummings, AJ Bowles, KB Jones, LD Wurtz, RL Randall. A Dualcenter Review of Compressive Osseointegration for Fixation of Massive Endoprosthetics: 2-9 year follow-up. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Mar 7. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23467985
  • GT Calvert, M Monument, RW Burt, KB Jones, and RL Randall.  Extra-abdominal Desmoid Tumors Associated with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. Sarcoma June 2012. PMID: 22701333
  • GT Calvert, RL Randall, KB Jones, L Cannon-Albright, SL Lessnick, and J Schiffman. At Risk Populations for Osteosarcoma: The syndromes and Beyond. Sarcoma March 2012. PMID: 22550413
  • GT Calvert, PA Devane, J Fielden, K Adams, and JG Horne. A Double-Blind, Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Highly Cross-Linked and Conventional Polyethylene in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty 24:505-10, 2009. PMID: 18547784
  • WC Schroer, GT Calvert, PJ Diesfeld, ME Reedy, and AR LaMarr. Effects of Increased Surgical Volume on Total Knee Arthroplasty Complications.  Journal of Arthroplasty 23 (Supp 1): 61-7, 2008. PMID: 18722304
  • GT Calvert and RW Wright. The Use of Arthroscopy in the Athlete with Knee Osteoarthritis. Clinics in Sports Medicine 24:133-52, 2004. PMID: 15636782
  • JC Clohisy, G Calvert, F Tull, D McDonald, and WJ Maloney. Reasons for Revision Hip Surgery: A Retrospective Review. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 429:188-92, 2004. PMID: 15577486
  • GT Calvert, VB Doolabh, AG Grand, DA Hunter, and SE Mackinnon. Rat Strain Differences in Recovery Follwing Peripheral Nerve Allotransplantation. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 17: 185-91, 2001. PMID: 11336150


  • City of Hope - Main Campus (Duarte)
    1500 East Duarte Road
    Duarte, CA 91010
  • City of Hope | Arcadia                                                                                                                                                                                                                               301 W. Huntington Dr., Suite #400                                                                                                                                                                                                       Arcadia, CA 91007


  • GT Calvert and RL Randall (2013). Tumors of the Foot and Ankle. In MJ Coughlin, CL Saltzman, RB Anderson (Editors) Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, 9th Edition. New York, NY.
  • GT Calvert and RL Randall. Chondrosarcoma monograph. First Consult Monograph Series 2012.
  • GT Calvert, KB Jones, RL Randall. Molecular Signatures in Sarcomas-The Translocation Paradigm (review). Orthopaedia. Created 2 May 2011.
  • RL Randall, GT Calvert, HL Spraker, SL Lessnick. Ewing’s Sarcoma Family of Tumors (ESFT) review. Electronic Sarcoma Update Newsletter. 8 (1), 2011