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Whether it’s a broken arm, a sports-related injury or the most complex condition, Boston Children's Orthopedic Center is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care for pediatric, adolescent and young adult patients. We are honored to be recognized as the #1 Children’s Hospital by both U.S. News and World Report and Parents Magazine.
Established in 1903, we are one of the world’s largest and most experienced pediatric orthopedic centers. Every year, we attend to more than 100,000 patient visits and complete approximately 6,000 surgeries. We are committed to providing the best possible care for every patient we meet.
In our 13 specialty clinics, we treat the full spectrum of orthopedic conditions—ranging from fractures and sports-related injuries to scoliosis, hip conditions, brachial plexus and cerebral palsy. We blend cutting-edge treatments and innovative surgical approaches when needed with prompt, family-centered care. Our advanced, child-centered imaging capabilities help us provide the most accurate diagnosis. Our Orthopedic Urgent Care Clinic offers fast access to care at locations throughout Massachusetts.
Our treatments and innovations have evolved over the past century, but our philosophy has never changed: to relentlessly provide the best orthopedic care and patient service possible in order to improve the quality of life for our patients. We’re here for your family and are committed to support you every step of the way.
To learn more about our Orthopedic Center please download our e-book. Included within is information about many of our programs and related patient success stories.
Stratham first-grader won't let hip disease slow him down
Seacoast Online, November 2, 2015
Challenging Case: A child with a Monteggia fracture
Notes, October 26, 2015
Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Peter M. Waters of Boston Children's Hospital
Becker's Orthopedic Review, September 28, 2015
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”