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Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

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The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Children’s National Hospital treats children with conditions affecting the structure or function of their joints and skeletal system – from head to toe. Our surgeons are leaders in a wide range of specialties, including spinal deformities, bone health and hip preservation, which has led to our ranking among the best pediatric orthopaedics programs in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.

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The experts at Children’s National Hospital give children and their families the best possible care with innovative medical techniques and family-centered healthcare services. Submit the form to become a patient at Children's National.

Contact Global Services

To get in touch with the Global Services team, please call +1-202-476-5779 or email.

Choosing Children's National for Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Our goal is to treat our young patients with the most advanced and least invasive procedures available. Because we focus only on caring for children and treat a high volume of cases, our team has the expertise to deliver excellent results so your child can regain optimal mobility and an improved quality of life.

    Pediatric Expertise

    Our large team of fellowship-trained pediatric orthopaedists, led by Matthew Oetgen, M.D., M.B.A., treats every type of orthopaedic injury and condition—from the most common to the most complex.

    Specialized Orthopaedic Programs

    In addition to their dedication to meeting the unique needs of children, many of our physicians have undergone training in subspecialties within orthopaedic medicine. This allows us to offer a wide variety of treatment programs for pediatric orthopaedic disorders and injuries.

    Our programs include:

    Bone Health Program

    Hand Program

    Hip Program

    Limb Lengthening

    Orthopaedic Trauma

    Spine Program

    Sports Medicine