Best in the Nation

Nationally ranked by U.S.News & World Report and Parents magazine, CHOP's Division of Orthopedic Surgery is one of the largest and most active pediatric orthopedic centers in the world. Our pioneering surgeons and multidisciplinary team are ready to treat any orthopedic condition your child may face.

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CHOP Orthopedic Care:
Closer Than You Think

No matter where you are in Eastern Pennsylvania or New Jersey, CHOP Orthopedics is close by. We provide diagnostic testing, treatment and follow-up to orthopedic patients at our Main Campus in Philadelphia and at seven specialty care centers in the region.

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CHOP Orthopedic Research:
Changing Healthcare 

Physicians and scientists in CHOP’s Division of Orthopedic Surgery are world leaders in pediatric orthopedic and musculoskeletal research. Our researchers combine biomedical research in the laboratory with clinical research at the bedside to improve healthcare for children worldwide.
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The Spine Program:
We’ve Got Your Back

CHOP’s Spine Program is one of the largest multidisciplinary programs in the world dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric spine conditions. Our internationally renowned spine team continues to develop new and better techniques to correct spine deformities in children.
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Musculoskeletal Tumors:
Expert, Collaborative Care

The Musculoskeletal Tumor Program at CHOP is nationally recognized for its surgical expertise, multidisciplinary approach to care, and diversity of bone tumors treated. In cooperation with CHOP’s Cancer Center, we offer cutting-edge surgical treatment for children with benign and malignant tumors.
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Experts in Treating
Pediatric Hip Disorders

Growing bones need care from experts in both orthopedics and pediatrics. At CHOP, our Hip Disorders Program offers the largest and most experienced pediatric hip team which performs the most complex hip surgeries in the world on infants, children, teens and young adults.
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When Seconds Count - Inside the Pediatric Trauma Center

An in-depth look at our Level 1 Trauma Center and our efforts to increase trauma awareness and prevention.
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Why Choose Us?

  • We have provided high-quality, safe and effective orthopedic care for more than 120 years.
  • We have more than 59,000 orthopedic outpatient visits and more than 3,400 hospital stays a year.
  • Our orthopedic experts handle a wide variety of orthopedic conditions.
  • Our orthopedic surgeons offer procedures for some conditions that are not found elsewhere in the region
  • Our team of world-renowned orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine pediatricians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide complete and individualized care for your child.
  • We work with many other specialists at CHOP to coordinate your child's care.
  • You can access our services at eight convenient locations (including two ambulatory surgery centers) in PA and NJ.
  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is ranked first in pediatric care by both Parents magazine and U.S.News & World Report.

Our Service Locations

No matter where you are in PA or NJ, CHOP Orthopedics is close by. Learn more about the services and physicians available at all eight of our locations.

Video: Limb-sparing Orthopedic Surgery for Pediatric Cancer

Surgery remains an important treatment for bone cancer in children. Orthopedic oncologists and pediatric oncologists work together to coordinate the surgery and the chemotherapy. Learn more about limb-sparing surgery in this new video.

Video: Sports Injury Prevention

Ready, Set, Prevent is a lower extremity injury prevention program.
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Video: Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome

The Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome offers innovative treatments for early onset scoliosis and thoracic insufficiency syndrome.
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Best in the Nation

CHOP ranked No. 1 children’s hospital by U.S.News & World Report and Parents magazine. Orthopedic Surgery at CHOP was spotlighted in both surveys. Learn more »

International Patients

Visit our new website for international visitors. Available in English and Arabic, the site details what you can expect if you bring your child to the United States' top-ranked children's hospital. Visit International Patient Services.