Orthopedic Resources & Referral Info for Physicians

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Established in 1903, the Orthopedic Center at Boston Children's Hospital is one of the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary programs in the nation for the care of children and young adults with a wide range of developmental, congenital, neuromuscular and post traumatic conditions of the musculoskeletal system.

With over 96,000 outpatient visits and 6,000 surgical procedures per year, Boston Children's Orthopedic Center leads the nation in the care and treatment of children and young adults with a wide variety of orthopedic conditions.

Our Orthopedic Team Includes

  • 28 orthopedic surgeons
  • five certified physician assistants
  • 16 RN's and nurse practitioners
  • five full-time basic scientists and 28 clinical investigators
  • physical and occupational therapists
  • plaster room technicians
  • orthotists
  • biostatician
  • medical photographer

If you are a pediatrician or general practitioner who would like to refer a patient with an orthopedic condition to Boston Children's Hospital for an appointment or second opinion, please call 617-355-6021.

Resources For Health Professionals Include

Lectures and events
Orthopedic training
Ongoing orthopedic research
Orthopedic speaker's bureau
Find a clinical trial

Orthopedic Center Programs

Orthopedic Urgent Care Clinic
A daily clinic staffed by mid-level providers who are dedicated to seeing children with injuries and musculoskeletal problems that require prompt evaluation and care. 

Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Program
Combining the expertise of Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to provide medical and surgical care for children and adolescents with benign or malignant bone and soft tissue tumors.

Brachial Plexus Program
Provides comprehensive care for children with acute and chronic brachial plexus palsies.

Cerebral Palsy Program
Provides interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of children with a variety of neuromuscular conditions, including static encephalopathy, progressive neuromuscular conditions and congenital anomalies.

Child and Adult Hip Preservation Program
Offers internationally recognized expertise for treating hip disorders in children, adolescents, and adults.

General Orthopedic Program
Nationally known as the preeminent center for the  care of children and young adults with a wide range of developmental, congenital, neuromuscular and post-traumatic problems of the musculoskeletal system.

Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program
Provides comprehensive care to infants, children and young adults with a wide range of congenital, neuromuscular, sports related, traumatic and post-traumatic hand and upper extremity problems.

Lower Extremity Program
Offers comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, non-operative and operative management of complex disorders of the lower extremities.

Myelodysplasia (Spina Bifida) Program
One of the oldest and largest comprehensive, interdisciplinary centers for the care of children with spina bifida in the country. Scheduling: 617-355-7641.

Orthopedic Trauma Program
The Orthopedic Center works closely with the Trauma Program to provide coordinated care for children with musculoskeletal injuries.

Skeletal Growth Disorders Program
Provides an interdisciplinary approach to the medical and surgical management and care of children and young adults with skeletal growth disorders.

Spinal Program
Provides diagnosis, non-operative and surgical treatment of complex and routine spinal deformities and conditions.

Sports Medicine
Provides comprehensive assessment, treatment and follow-up care to children, adolescents and young adults with sports-related orthopedic injuries. Scheduling: 617-355-3501.

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