Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

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Contact the General Orthopedic Program

  • 617-355-6021
  • International: +1-617-355-5209
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The Orthopedic Center General Orthopedic Program is known as the premier center for the care of children and adolescents with a wide range of developmental, congenital, neuromuscular, and post traumatic problems of the musculoskeletal system.

The Orthopedic program is made up of a multi-disciplinary team of orthopedic specialists led by 28 fellowship-trained, board-certified pediatric orthopedic surgeons.

Established in 1903, we are one of the world’s most experienced pediatric orthopedic programs, and with thirteen specialty clinics, we are the largest in the country. We’re also one of the busiest. 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. 

Yet, while our treatments and innovations have greatly evolved over the past century, our philosophy remains the same: to constantly provide the best orthopedic care and service possible in order to improve the quality of life for our patients.

Our pediatric orthopedic care includes:

   •   consultation and comprehensive evaluation
   •   surgical care: invasive and minimally invasive
   •   casting
   •   orthotic and prosthetic management 
   •   physical and occupational therapy
   •   ongoing management  

In the News

Generation Knife: Will Overuse End Up Ruining Young Athletes?
Vice Sports, June 1, 2015

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Fast Company, May 11, 2015

Denver man born without ACL inspired bold revolution in knee repair
The Denver Post, April 24, 2015

Visit our orthopedic In the News page for more articles featuring our orthopedic team and ongoing research. 

Contact us

For more information about our services, or to schedule an appointment or consultation, please call 617-355-6021.

For families residing outside of the United States, please call Boston Children's International Health Services at 01-617-355-5209.

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.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 617-355-6000 | 800-355-7944

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