Choosing Columbia

Pediatric Orthopedics & Spine

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Our Mission

If your child has an orthopedic problem, you want him or her to receive the very best, most advanced care possible. Additionally, you'll want a team of experts who are compassionate and view each one of their young patients as unique and special, and who understand and are responsive to the concerns of parents.

That’s exactly the kind team you will find at the Division of Pediatric Orthopedics at Columbia Orthopedics & NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. In fact, according to U.S. News & World Report, our service ranks among the best of its kind in the country because we address children's unique needs, advance pediatric treatment options worldwide through our extensive research, and focus on quality of care concerns for the whole family.

Our team's mission is to get each and every one of our patients back to their very important job — being children.

Expert Care

Our pediatric orthopedic specialists are renowned for their expertise in a broad spectrum of congenital, developmental, and traumatic disorders affecting bones, soft tissues, joints and the neuromuscular system in babies, children, and adolescents. These physicians are highly skilled in providing young patients with state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical treatments — whether the problem involves a club foot, cerebral palsy, a curve in the spine, leg length differences, orthopedic tumors, or a sports injury.

Caring for children requires an understanding of the unique issues involved in their care and specific developmental needs. Our dedicated team of clinicians take a holistic view of each child and their musculoskeletal system when planning treatment. They also recognize that family involvement plays a significant role in a child's progress and consider family members a very vital part of the treatment.

A full range of associated resources, including physical therapy, pediatric rehabilitation medicine, and orthotic and prosthetic services, complement the care we provide our patients.

Personalized Approach

Every patient is unique, and our dedicated team of medical professionals designs treatment programs to fit the individual needs of each patient. Whether you have a common orthopedic condition or require advanced reconstructive surgery, our goal is to provide education that will enable you to choose the best possible treatment option and begin the process of healing and recovery.