Programs

Pediatric Orthopaedic Care

Summary

Nonsurgical and surgical care for spinal disorders, hip diseases, neuro-muscular conditions, birth defects, trauma, growth plate disturbances, benign bone tumors and club feet, supported by a strong research program that focuses on early diagnosis and safe treatment options.

Conditions treated

  • Spine disorders, including scoliosis (curvature of the spine), kyphosis, spondyloysis, and back pain
  • Hip diseases such as developmental dislocation of the hip (DDH), dysplasia, avascular necrosis and Perthes, and slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular conditions
  • Club feet (Ponseti metho)
  • Flat feet
  • Congenital anomalies/birth defects of the extremities
  • Toe walking and other gait issues
  • Leg length discrepancies (Ilizarov lengthening, Taylor Spatial Frame technique, epiphysiodesis)
  • Bow legs (including Blount’s disease), crooked legs
  • Fractures, including multiple fractures and growth plate fractures
  • Growth disturbances secondary to fractures
  • Infections and growth disturbances secondary to infections
  • Benign bone tumors
  • Congenital hand and arm abnormalities
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Bone tumors (sarcomas)

Physician List