Richard D Lackman, MD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Former Director, Orthopaedic Oncology Center
  • Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery



Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

Richard D. Lackman, MD, FACS, is a nationally recognized expert in the field of orthopaedic oncology. Prior to joining the Cooper Bone and Joint Institute, Dr. Lackman was the Associate Director for Patient and Family Services at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the Director of the University of Pennsylvania Health System Sarcoma Center of Excellence. While at the University of Pennsylvania, he also served as Paul B. Magnuson Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as well as the Residency Director for Orthopaedics.

Dr. Lackman works alongside with Drs. Kim and Gutowski in the new multidisciplinary Orthopaedic Oncology Center at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. His special interests and clinical focus include bone and soft tissue cancer, limb sparing surgery, benign musculoskeletal tumors and sarcomas.

Dr. Lackman is a consultant reviewer for eight medical publications including Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, International Journal of Oncology and Journal of American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a highly sought-after lecturer with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and more than 20 book chapters to his credit. Dr. Lackman is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including being only the second orthopaedic surgeon in the nation to receive the prestigious Parker Palmer Courage to Teach Award, which is the highest award given by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for graduate medical education. Dr. Lackman is a past president of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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Office Locations

Cooper Orthopaedic Oncology at Camden

Three Cooper Plaza
Suite 400
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: 856.361.1754
Fax: 856.361.1761

Education & Training

Medical SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
InternshipGeneral Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
ResidencyOrthopaedic Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipOrthopaedic Oncology - Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Special Interests

Bone and soft tissue cancer, limb-sparing surgery, benign musculoskeletal tumors and sarcomas


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society
  • Ivins Orthopaedic Oncology Society
  • International Society of Limb Salvage
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Jefferson Orthopaedic Society
  • Hanlon Orthopaedic Society

Awards and Honors

  • Best Doctors In America - 2013, 2014
  • South Jersey Magazine "Best Children's Physicians" - 2014
  • South Jersey Magazine
    "Best Doctors 2015" - 2015
    "Best Doctors 2016" - 2016