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Orthopaedics (Pediatrics)


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Pediatric orthopedic specialists care for children with conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, muscles, cartilage, tendons, and other connective tissues. Children with orthopedic conditions require specialized care because they are still growing and developing.

At University of Miami Health System, your child gets comprehensive, personalized care from a team of pediatric orthopedic specialists, pediatricians, pediatric nurses, physical therapists, and other specialists. Our doctors work as specialists at our UHealth Sports Medicine Institute to give your child the very best care possible. Your child benefits from the expertise, resources, and research of our world-class facility.

You can be confident in your child’s orthopedic care team. Our board-certified pediatric orthopedists care for children at a variety of pediatric hospitals in Miami-Dade County and South Florida, including Holtz Children’s Hospital. We specialize in treating children of all ages, from newborns to teens.

Conditions and Treatments

  • Achondroplasia (Dwarfism)
  • Broken and Dislocated Bones
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
  • Clubfoot
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Knock Knees
  • Lordosis
  • Newborn Clavicle Fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Trauma
  • Webbed Fingers or Toes

Why Choose UHealth?

World-class health care for children. Children and their families come from all over the world to receive top-quality care from our compassionate team of pediatric specialists. Your child will receive personalized attention from doctors who are sought out for their expertise.

Research leads to better treatments for your child. Our pediatric specialists are involved in leading-edge research at one of the nation’s top medical schools, Miller School of Medicine. Your child has access to innovative treatments and procedures that aren’t as readily available at other facilities. Our team uses the latest technologies and research findings to give your child personalized care.

HealthySteps Program helps children meet milestones. All of our general pediatrics offices use the HealthySteps Program to ensure that children are developing appropriately for their age — physically, emotionally, and psychologically. When there are issues or concerns, we work closely with children and their families to connect them with support resources. We’re the only academic medical center in South Florida that has developmental and behavioral pediatric specialists on staff.

Recognized for our exceptional care. Many of our pediatric doctors are recognized as America’s Top Doctors® by Castle Connolly — doctors who are nominated by their peers as being the very best in their communities. We have more Top Doctors than any other health system in South Florida.

Affiliated with one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals. Our affiliate, Holtz Children’s Hospital, is one of the largest children’s hospitals in the southeastern United States. The hospital is ranked among the nation’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, and nephrology.

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