• Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

    Consistently ranked in the top pediatric orthopedic programs in the nation

    From minor fractures to complex disorders, the orthopedic surgery division at Texas Children's Hospital provides exemplary care for pediatric patients from newborn to skeletal maturity with simple to highly complex orthopedic problems. Our program is consistently ranked in the top pediatric orthopedic programs in the nation by U.S.News & World Report

    Our surgical expertise includes advanced approaches to:

    • Back problems, including scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis
    • Benign and malignant bone tumors, including osteoid osteoma, osteochondromas, aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC), giant cell tumor, osteogenic sarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma
    • Congenital deformities such as clubfoot
    • Fractures, dislocations and residual effects of trauma such as malunion and growth arrest
    • Hip problems, including developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), Legg-Calves-Perthes disease and femoro-acetabular impingement (FAI)
    • Leg-length inequality and other limb alignment problems such as bow legs (Blount's disease)
    • Metabolic bone disease
    • Neuromuscular disorders, including cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele (spina bifida), duchenne and other muscular dystrophies
    • Skeletal dysplasias
    • Sport injuries, including knee ligament and meniscus problems and patella-femoral problems
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