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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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.
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: