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Pediatric Orthopaedics

Pediatric CareA child’s body responds differently when it is treated for an orthopaedic abnormality or trauma. That’s why it’s important to entrust your child’s care to the pediatric orthopaedic experts at Allegheny Health Network’s Orthopaedic Institute.

Our multidisciplinary team of surgeons, physicians and therapists explore every treatment option to help your child resume a healthy, active life. We also know that a caring beside manner is just as important as the latest treatment approaches. Your kids will feel at ease talking to our friendly doctors, nurses and other staff. And they will feel safe visiting our comfortable and pleasant facilities.

You can count on our team to coordinate your child’s personalized treatment plan every step of the way. We will be there to support your challenges, keep your spirits up, listen to your concerns and strengthen your overall well-being.

Why the Orthopaedic Institute?

Expertise and teamwork
Allegheny Health Network is home to one of the region’s leading pediatric orthopaedic programs. What makes our team so effective is its multidisciplinary approach to treating pediatric orthopaedic conditions. Our board-certified pediatric orthopaedic specialists work with bone and joint surgeons, oncologists, orthotists, physical therapists and others to provide your child with a customized treatment plan.

Personalized care and attention
At the Orthopaedic Institute, compassion and values are just as critical as treatments and cures. Our doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals promote an environment where you feel like you are their only patient. You will be surrounded by a dedicated team who will make your care, comfortable, compassionate and reassuring.

Progressive research
Our researchers are leading the way to find groundbreaking treatments for pediatric orthopaedic problems. This could eventually offer better outcomes for children who have major injuries and substantial pain. Your child may also be eligible to enroll in one of our newest clinical trials.

Care close to home
We know how important time is for you and your child. For your comfort and convenience, your child can see pediatric orthopaedic specialists at a variety of Allegheny Health Network hospitals, as well as at a growing number of outpatient clinics.

Find out more about this specialty at a location near you.

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