Division Pediatric Orthopedics Services
The division of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery strives to bring sub-specialized inpatient and outpatient care to children of all ages, for a wide range of conditions, including developmental, congenital, neuromuscular, and post-traumatic problems of the musculoskeletal system, from general orthopedics, scoliosis and other spinal conditions, hip dysplasia, orthopedic trauma and sports-related injuries. Our outpatient pediatric orthopedic clinics provide on-site radiology examinations and casting services. Orthopedic conditions require collaboration and care, which is why our dedicated team collaborates with other pediatric subspecialists, physical therapy and rehabilitation teams to provide complete orthopedic care for our patients.
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The fellowship-trained physicians with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital treat a wide variety of pediatric orthopedic conditions. Our specialties include:
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Meet the Team
Children who need orthopedic care benefit from our team based approach that focuses on meeting the unique needs of children and providing specialized and personalized non-operative and operative treatment to every patient.
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Conditions & Treatments
- Avascular necrosis
- Coxa valga
- Coxa vara
- Femoral anteversion
- Femoroacetabular impingement
- Joint and bone infections
- Joint dislocations
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