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Lurie Childrens at Cadence Health: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
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Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery


The orthopaedic surgeons in the pediatric program, Lurie Children's at Cadence Health, treat trauma, congenital deformities and developmental conditions of the musculoskeletal system including:

  • Adolescent and young adult hip deformity
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)
  • Foot deformity
  • Pediatric bone conditions
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports injuries (See Pediatric Sports Medicine )
  • Traumatic injuries


The program offers both non-surgical and surgical treatments to children and adolescents. Whenever appropriate, the surgeons use arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques that reduce pain and scarring and enhance recovery. Services include:

  • Correction of abnormalities of the spine, upper and lower extremity and gait
  • Complex limb reconstruction
  • Limb lengthening
  • Fracture management

The Team

The medical professionals on the pediatric orthopaedic surgery team are committed to giving dedicated and compassionate care in an environment targeted to the needs of children and their families. The multidisciplinary team includes:

  • Lurie Children's specialists, board certified in orthopaedic surgery
  • Additional Lurie Children's specialists including sports medicine specialists, neurologists, radiologists and others as needed
  • Cadence Health registered nurses
  • Cadence Health Physical and occupational therapists
  • Medical imaging technicians

Preparing Your Child for Surgery

Surgery can seem frightening - especially to a child. Central DuPage Hospital has a special program to help children feel less nervous about their surgery experience. Click here to find out more about our Pediatric Pre-Op Adventure.


Patient visits are scheduled in the Pediatric Outpatient Center on the first floor of Central DuPage Hospital. (east entrance)

To request a first-time appointment, call 1-800-543-7362 (1-800-KIDS-DOC®). TTY for the hearing impaired 1-800-526-0844.

*Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Cadence Health is a collaborative program between Cadence Health, now a part of Northwestern Medicine, and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents of nor employed by Cadence Health or any of its affiliate member hospitals.