Nicholas M. Bernthal, MD

Nicholas M. Bernthal, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery




Orthopaedic Oncology

Institutional Affiliation

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica



Orthopaedic Oncology, Huntsman Cancer Institute, 2012 - 2013


Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006 - 2007


MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2006


Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007 - 2012

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2015

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Sarcoma, Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, Pediatric Cancers

Scientific Interests

Dr. Nicholas Bernthal is an orthopaedic oncologist with an interest in tumor biology, oncology implants and novel imaging technologies.

Highlighted Publications

Bernthal NM, Greenberg M, Heberer K, Eckardt JJ, Fowler EG. What Are the Functional Outcomes of Endoprosthestic Reconstructions After Tumor Resection? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Bernthal NM, Jones KB, Monument MJ, Liu T, Viskochil D, Randall RL. Lost in translation: ambiguity in nerve sheath tumor nomenclature and its resultant treatment effect. Cancers (Basel). 2013 May 8;5(2):519-28. doi: 10.3390/cancers5020519.

Bernthal NM, Federman N, Eilber FR, Nelson SD, Eckardt JJ, Eilber FC, Tap WD. Long-term results (>25 years) of a randomized, prospective clinical trial evaluating chemotherapy in patients with high-grade, operable osteosarcoma. Cancer. 2012 Dec 1;118(23):5888-93. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27651. Epub 2012 May 30.

Bernthal NM, Schwartz AJ, Oakes DA, Kabo JM, Eckardt JJ. How long do endoprosthetic reconstructions for proximal femoral tumors last? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Nov;468(11):2867-74. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1369-6.