Felasfa M. Wodajo, MD

Virginia Cancer Specialists' Physicians

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Sarcomas are uncommon, so most of our patients will have already seen one or more doctors before being referred. The VCS sarcoma team works hard to get the right diagnosis and the optimal treatment plan for our patients quickly and compassionately.

Work and Credentials:

Primary Location

Fairfax Office

Other Locations

Chevy Chase Maryland Office - Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery
Rockville Maryland Office - Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery


Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgeon

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Washington Cancer Institute, Orthopedic Oncology


George Washington University Hospital, General Surgery


Howard University Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery

Medical School

University of California, San Francisco


Princeton University

Special Interests

Orthopedic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Oncology: Soft tissue and bone sarcoma, benign bone and soft tissue tumors, metastatic bone carcinoma -adult and pediatric

Hospital Affiliations

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital

Dr. Felasfa M. Wodajo graduated Cum Laude from Princeton University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then went on to earn his medical degree from University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Wodajo trained in General Surgery at George Washington University before transferring to complete a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Howard University Hospital. His fellowship in Orthopedic Oncology was completed at the Washington Cancer Institute at Washington Hospital Center.

Board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Wodajo has dedicated his career to Musculoskeletal Oncology. Before joining Virginia Cancer Specialists in 2011, he served as the Medical Director of Musculoskeletal Oncology at Virginia Hospital Center and previously at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Dr. Wodajo has dedicated himself to teaching others. He has acted as a mentor in the Zimmer Minority Summer Intern Program, which promotes diversity and multiculturalism in the field of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Wodajo holds teaching positions at Virginia Commonwealth and Georgetown Universities. He regularly trains residents and precepts medical students.

Dr. Wodajo has received numerous teaching and mentorship honors and has consistently been named as a Top Doctor in both the Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazine. Dr. Wodajo has published in peer-reviewed journals. He has authored a textbook on musculoskeletal tumors and edited a book on 3D printing in Orthopedics. He holds leadership positions on committees of the national organizations American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS).

Dr. Wodajo is married with two children. In addition to delighting in watching his two daughters grow up, Dr. Wodajo enjoys bicycling, motorcycling and listening to jazz.

Co-Editor of a recent publication 3-D Printing on Orthopeadic Surgery

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Practice Blog

July 25, 2022

2022 Sarcoma Awareness Month – Advancements and Care for Patients

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February 26, 2021

ASCO Approves the First Joint MSTS/ASTRO/ASCO Guideline on the Treatment of Metastatic Carcinoma and Myeloma of the Femur - Felasfa M. Wodajo, MD

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Physician Publications

October 7, 2020

ASCO Approves the First Joint MSTS/ASTRO/ASCO Guideline on the Treatment of Metastatic Carcinoma and Myeloma of the Femur

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October 1, 2020

Treatment of Metastatic Carcinoma and Myeloma of the Femur: Joint MSTS/ASTRO/ASCO Guideline

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January 1, 2019

Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor 2019

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More Publications by Felasfa M. Wodajo, MD

November 29, 2018

3D Printing in Orthopaedic Surgery 1st Edition

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May 10, 2016

Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization and Treatment of a Cohort with Familial Tumoral Calcinosis/Hyperostosis-Hyperphosphatemia Syndrome.

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September 1, 2015

Are Complications Associated With the Repiphysis® Expandable Distal Femoral Prosthesis Acceptable for Its Continued Use?

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April 1, 2015

Top Five Lesions That Do Not Need Referral to Orthopedic Oncology.

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September 17, 2014

What is the effect of advanced age and comorbidity on postoperative morbidity and mortality after musculoskeletal tumor surgery?

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