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Our program has 12 fulltime fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic surgeons and four fulltime non operative pediatric sports specialists serving a large Midwest region with over 40,000 outpatient visits a year and a very busy trauma center.

The fellow would learn in a variety of settings including a tertiary care level 1 trauma center, a pediatric satellite hospital and multiple clinics throughout the greater Kansas City area.

The year is divided into four three month rotations; spine, general and lower extremity, sports and trauma and upper extremity/elective.

Program Highlights

  • Fellow would learn contemporary spine care with O-arm navigation, Video-assisted Transthoracic Vertebral Body Tethering, Magnetically Controlled Growth Rods, Mehta casting and use of the EOS radiography with Stereos

  • Busy operative and non-operative sports group with exposure to a state of the art 26,000 sq ft sports assessment and rehab facility housed next to Sporting KC staffed by our group

  • Training in current trauma reconstruction methods with our trauma specialists

  • Opportunity to develop subspecialty interests in CP including gait lab, upper extremity, child and adolescent hip reconstruction, clubfoot

  • Opportunity to rotate through amputee, spina bifida, brachial plexus, skeletal dysplasia clinics

  • Research support and opportunities with a research coordinator and databases in trauma, sports and spine from which to launch studies

Academic Curriculum

Learn the specialized curriculum offered for the Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship.


Meet the team of fellows and faculty for this fellowship.

How to Apply

Learn how to apply for the Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship.