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Orthopedic conditions include problems with the bones, joints, muscles, and tendons. Some children are born with orthopedic conditions, such as a deformity. Other kids may develop an orthopedic problem after an injury.
Our orthopedic surgery team that specializes in these conditions. We’ll work with your family to find a solution that fits your child's unique needs.
We understand kids.
As a child with an orthopedic condition, it can be frustrating to miss out on sports or playtime with friends. As a parent, you want to find a treatment that keeps your child safe and healthy. Our team can help.
Treating orthopedic conditions in children is much different from treating adults. That's why it's important to have a team that understands the unique needs of infants, children, and adolescents.
Our orthopedic experts are specially trained to work with kids. We can provide a complete evaluation of your child's problem or injury. Then, we'll develop a plan that gets your child back to a healthy, active life.
Comprehensive Pediatric Orthopedic Care
Whether it's a simple fracture or a complex deformity, we have an expert on our team who can help. Our orthopedic specialists help kids from birth to age 21. They can treat a range of pediatric and adolescent conditions, including:
- Bone and joint infections
- Bone tumors (cancerous and noncancerous)
- Congenital (inherited) problems in the limbs or spine, including limb deformities
- Foot deformities, such as clubfoot
- Hip disorders
- Neuromuscular problems, including cerebral palsy and myelomeningocele
- Spine problems, such as scoliosis and spondylolisthesis
- Traumatic injuries
Our team includes experts in:
- Foot and ankle conditions
- Hip conditions
- Limb deformities
- Spine and scoliosis care
- Sports medicine
- Trauma care
Why Choose Us for Your Child's Orthopedic Care
When you come to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children for orthopedic care, you'll find a doctor who understands the unique needs of your child. Our team includes a specialist in every area of orthopedic care. This diverse team helps make sure your child receives treatment that’s tailored to their condition.
Our orthopedic doctors have trained at some of the top children's hospitals in the country. The team includes eight fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons and two sports medicine specialists.
Collaboration is a big part of your child's treatment. We hold weekly pre- and post-surgery conferences where we discuss and review cases. This helps make sure your child gets the best possible treatment plan.
Many of our doctors are also part of national and international medical societies. We regularly take part in research aimed at improving patient care and outcomes.
Our team also educates many young doctors. We work with six academic residency programs in the region.