Pediatric Orthopedics Services
At Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, the affiliated team of specialists is dedicated to offering the most comprehensive care to treat a wide variety of pediatric orthopedic illness and injuries, from minor fractures to complex conditions. Through a collaborative, multispecialty approach, patients are cared for by an experienced team of nurses, therapists and affiliated physicians who strive to bring sub-specialized inpatient and outpatient care to children of all ages. For patients with complex, long-term needs, we offer patients a continuity of care throughout childhood with a smooth transition to an adult provider when needed.
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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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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
Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital offers a multidisciplinary approach to the nonoperative and operative management of pediatric orthopedic injuries and conditions utilizing the teams of specialists across the hospital. Treatment for orthopedic injuries and conditions include, but not limited to:
- Arthroscopy of shoulder, knee, elbow, ankle and hip
- Nonsurgical treatment of sports injuries
- Physical therapy
- Hip Preservation
- Food and Ankle Deformity
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When Sophia was 6 or 7, her knees started to bow. At around age 8, she began experiencing knee and ankle pain. That’s when Leanne took her to see Dr. Younas, a pediatric orthopedic and scoliosis surgeon affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.
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MaKayla’s scoliosis diagnosis came as a complete shock. The petite 13-year-old was a cheerleader, tumbled and played competition softball. By all appearances, she was perfectly healthy. Yet, in September 2015, a visit to a chiropractor for a back injury resulting from a trampoline incident revealed a startling reality: a significant curve in her spine.
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In June 2013, 15-year-old Matthew and his family were at their house on Lake Livingston enjoying some family time when tragedy struck. While tubing behind a jet ski, Matthew suddenly crashed into a boat dock. Right before impact, Matthew attempted to protect his head as best he could and swung his legs around, which bore the brunt of the crash.
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