Division of Orthopaedics

Kids are made to move. When injury or illness keeps a child from exploring their world, pediatric orthopaedic surgeons and doctors at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are here to help. At Children's Hospital, broken bones are fixed so kids can get back on the playground. Ribcages are expanded so it's easier to breathe. Athletes are taught to train safely, reducing risk of injury. Limbs and joints are repaired so walking, running and throwing are possible. Our orthopaedic experts provide cutting-edge care so that your child can get back to being a kid.

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Why Choose Us?

us news orthopedics badgeAmong the top-ranked pediatric orthopaedics programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, CHOP's Division of Orthopaedics is one of the largest and most active in the world. For 2020-21, CHOP Orthopaedics earned the No. 1 ranking in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals.

Conditions We Treat

Our Team

Our team of world-renowned orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide complete and individualized care for your child.


Next Steps
Appointments, Referrals and Video Visits
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Why Choose Us

Children's Hospital's Division of Orthopaedics is one of the largest and most active pediatric orthopaedic centers in the world.

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Our referral nurse navigator can give your family timely access to world-renowned pediatric orthopaedic surgeons in every specialty.


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