If your child has musculoskeletal (bone) problems, a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon has the experience and qualifications to treat your child.
Pediatric orthopedic surgeons are medical doctors who have
Pediatric orthopedic surgeons treat children from the newborn stage through the teenage years. They choose to make pediatric care the core of their medical practice, and the unique nature of medical and surgical care of children is learned from advanced training and experience in practice.
Pediatric orthopedic surgeons diagnose, treat, and manage children's musculoskeletal problems including the following:
Pediatric orthopedic surgeons practice in a variety of medical institutions including children's hospitals, university medical centers, and large community hospitals.
Children are not just small adults. They cannot always say what is bothering them. They cannot always answer medical questions, and are not always able to be patient and cooperative during a medical examination. Pediatric orthopedic surgeons know how to examine and treat children...