Orthopedic Trauma Program

Applying and arm cast

At the Orthopedic Center’s Trauma Program, we work closely with specialists in Boston Children's Emergency Department (ED) staff to provide coordinated care for children with musculoskeletal injuries. Children with acute or serious injuries are evaluated during consultation in the ED.

Our specialties

The Orthopedic Trauma Program provides comprehensive care to physicians and their patients, including:

•   consultation
•   second opinions on the management of acute or recent injuries
•   diagnosis
•   treatment
•   long-term and follow-up care
•   chronic injury evaluation and management 

Patient Stories

Matt Freitas Ninja WarriorMatt’s story: No obstacles
July 20, 2016
Ninja warrior warriors are used to facing obstacles, but few have faced what 15-year-old Matt has. His right leg was amputated after a car crash when he was 11. Matt approached his recovery with complete grit and determination, vowing to get back to the lacrosse field. He's achieved that and much, much more. Read more...