Orthopedics

The Texas Children’s Hospital Division of Orthopedic Surgery Research Team seeks to improve pediatric orthopedics through quality clinical and basic science research. We currently have more than 25 projects evaluating hip deformities, musculoskeletal infections, trauma, clubfoot, bone cysts, spinal deformities and a full range of orthopedic abnormalities. Our involvement in these projects ranges from internal research to multi-centered projects with various institutions across the U.S. and Canada.

Vision

To be nationally and internationally recognized for our scientific discoveries and innovation, with special emphasis on the diverse health issues affecting pediatric populations with musculoskeletal problems.


Our Mission

To impact pediatric orthopedic care both regionally and globally through research and education that inform health policy and healthcare delivery. The Orthopedic Surgery and Scoliosis Research department aims to improve pediatric orthopedics through quality clinical research.

Our physicians are a part of many different orthopedic and scoliosis societies including: Scoliosis Research Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, and the Texas Orthopedic Association.


Spine Research

We are improving scoliosis care in children, studying children with early onset scoliosis, and collaborating in a multi-centered effort to improve spine surgery outcomes.


Clinical Research

We currently have 20 projects evaluating hip deformities, infections, trauma, clubfoot, bone cysts, and a full range of orthopedic abnormalities. Our involvement in these projects ranges from internal research to multi-centered projects with various institutions across the U.S. and Canada.

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