Who We Treat

The pediatric orthopedic specialists at NewYork-Presbyterian care for children of all ages with disorders and injuries such as:

  • Blount's Disease (a rare growth disorder that causes the legs to bow outward just below the knees)
  • Bowleg and knock knees
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Clubfoot
  • Fractures and other trauma
  • Hand disorders
  • Hip dysplasia
  • In-toeing and out-toeing
  • Leg length discrepancy (one leg shorter than the other)
  • Motor neuron diseases
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta (a genetic disorder that predisposes someone to fractures)
  • Perthes disease (reduced blood flow to the head of the thighbone)
  • Prader Willi syndrome (a genetic disorder that affects musculoskeletal development)
  • Spine deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis, with a special focus on early-onset scoliosis
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (an adolescent hip disorder)
  • Spina bifida (myelodysplasia)
  • Sports injuries
  • Tibial pseudoarthrosis (a rare disorder in which the shinbone fractures and does not heal properly)
  • Tumors of the bones and soft tissues
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