Why Choose Us

Offering Experience and Expertise in Pediatric Orthopedic Care in Northeast Ohio

For children with muscle and skeletal issues, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery leads the way in care. Our program is ranked in the top 20 nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report. Some of the features that set our program apart include:

  • A team of 17 physicians and advanced practice/specialty nurses, with numerous other support team members to help diagnose, treat and manage a full range of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Our team of world-renowned pediatric orthopedic physicians are board-certified experts with specialty training to provide complete and individualized care for your child.
  • The continuum of care offered within the University Hospitals system enables us to transition teenage patients seamlessly to adult orthopedic care
  • An advanced pediatric orthopedic pain management program
  • 24/7 access to pediatric orthopedic experts in the Level I Pediatric Trauma Center
  • A leading sports medicine program
  • An intensive clinical research program aimed at delivering advances in care and providing access to new therapies before they are available at other hospitals
  • The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Pediatric Surgery Center, which is the only surgical facility in Cleveland designed solely for pediatric patients
  • Award-winning experts recruited from some of the nation's best programs; our physicians and researchers are represented on the editorial boards of every major orthopedic publication and have been chosen to participate in leadership roles in all major U.S. orthopedic publications and organizations.
  • Physicians who have been elected to fill leadership roles within major orthopedic societies (e.g., Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (LLRS), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Orthopaedic Association (AOA))

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