Pediatric Orthopedics

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Pediatric Orthopedics

Pediatric Orthopedics

The orthopedic surgery program at Children’s Mercy is consistently ranked as one of the top pediatric orthopedic programs in the nation. We provide comprehensive trauma, hand, musculoskeletal, sports medicine, spine, and general orthopedic services for children of all ages. 

Orthopedic Surgery Staff

Our approach to care is supported by ongoing research that is leading to new, more effective treatment methods. Our orthopedic surgeons specialize in children’s musculoskeletal problems and work closely with the hospital’s physical and occupational therapists to ensure the best possible outcome for every patient.
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Research Areas

We are committed to improving the well-being of children by researching important aspects of their musculoskeletal health. Our team is currently conducting research on topics including scoliosis, spinal deformities, ACL injuries and concussions.

Current Research Studies

Program Highlights

  • Our department is ranked among the top 15 programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
  • We use an EOS imaging system that greatly limits our patients' exposure to radiation.
  • Our team provides comprehensive hand, spine, and sports medicine services.
  • We provide specialized orthopedic treatment for patients with musculoskeletal cancer.

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