Orthopaedic Surgery

The Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh specializes in problems related to the musculoskeletal system, including inflammatory, congenital, developmental, neoplastic and metabolic problems. Children’s hip, knee and foot problems, as well as spine deformities and limb-length abnormalities, are included in this specialty care. In addition, the orthopaedic service offers 24-hour coverage for trauma and other orthopaedic injuries through the hospital’s Emergency Department.

Research and Clinical Studies

As a nationally recognized research center, UPMC Children’s Hospital’s Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery participates in the latest clinical studies, which involve human volunteers and are intended to add to our medical understanding.