Children are active beings. Jumping, running, playing, and dancing — they like to be on the move. When an orthopedic injury or disorder gets in the way, it affects their quality of life and can interfere with school and sports. NewYork-Presbyterian Queens offers orthopedic care for a wide range of pediatric musculoskeletal issues, ranging from common injuries such as broken bones and sprains to more complex problems such as limb length deformities and scoliosis. Your child can receive advanced pediatric orthopedic care in Queens, closer to his or her home and school.
A Team of Specialists
Our pediatric orthopedic surgeons work with nurses, nurse practitioners, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, and child life specialists in a family-friendly environment. Physical therapy is available at the hospital as well as our outpatient locations. In addition, your child has access to a wide range of pediatric specialists at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.
How We Care for Your Child
We understand that you are concerned about the effects of your child's injury or orthopedic condition on his or her comfort, function, self-esteem, and school experience, and we take a holistic approach to planning care. We explain what we plan to do and what you and your child need to do afterward, so you both understand the care we will provide. You can usually get an appointment for your child within two days of your call. Children who need to be admitted to the hospital for surgery stay in either our dedicated Pediatric Inpatient Unit or Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit.
Comprehensive and Compassionate Care
We provide surgical and nonsurgical treatment for orthopedic conditions such as:
- Sports injuries
- Scoliosis, offering surgery when needed
- Leg length differences and other deformities
- Hip dysplasia (developmental dislocation of the hip or DDH), offering hip reconstruction surgery as needed
Why You Should See a Pediatric Orthopedic Specialist
Children heal quickly from orthopedic injuries, such as broken bones. That is why it is important to see a specialty-trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon to receive the most effective treatment. Timely care by a pediatric orthopedists at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens will give your child the best chance for an excellent recovery.