Sharon Farrell, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC Sharon Farrell, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Division of Orthopaedics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Virtua Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Board CertificationPediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PPCNP-BC)Basic Life Support (BLS)Undergraduate DegreeBSN - Immaculata University, Immaculata, PA Diploma Degree in Nursing - Washington Hospital Center School of Nursing, Washington, DC Graduate DegreeMSN, Primary Care Pediatrics - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Titles and Academic Titles Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Conditions Treated Congenital Scoliosis Idiopathic Scoliosis Neuromuscular Scoliosis Acetabular Dysplasia Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) Avascular NecrosisLegg-CalvÃ©-Perthes DiseaseSlipped Capital Femoral EpiphysisCerebral Palsy Hip DisordersTrisomy 21 (Down Syndrome)Sprains and Strains in Children Departments and Services Division of Orthopaedics Young Adult Hip Preservation Program Orthopaedic Trauma ProgramSpine ProgramHip Disorders Program Research Interests Hip disorders, care and management Spine disorders, care and management Pre-/post-surgical care and management Publications PapersMuhly WT, Sankar WN, Ryan K, Norton A, Maxwell LG, DiMaggio T, Farrell S, Hughes R, Gornitzky A, Keren R, McCloskey JJ, Flynn JM. Rapid Recovery Pathway After Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis. Pediatrics. 2016 Apr;137(4). pii: e20151568.