Education & Training

We pride ourselves on our commitment to education, viewing the role of the fellow as a junior colleague we are mentoring for long-term career success. Your experience is custom-tailored to your unique long-term professional goals, while still providing you with the complete range of experiences in pediatric orthopedic surgery. This will allow you to develop your own area of interest yet make you widely qualified for any specific need in a potential job, as well as provide you with the critical thinking skills to understand the complexity of treatment indications for pediatric orthopedic surgery.

The educational experience and mentorship does not end after the fellowship year. By joining the UH Rainbow family, regardless of where your career takes you, our team in Cleveland will continue to provide support with challenging cases and career development.

Subspecialty Interests

Some of the subspecialty areas of interest that our pediatric orthopedic fellowship covers include:

  • Spine: All aspects of advanced spinal deformity and treatment modalities including adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, vertebral body tethering, early onset scoliosis, traditional and magnetic growing rods, congenital scoliosis, three column osteotomies, thoracic insufficiency syndrome, VEPTR, and neuromuscular deformity
  • Deformity: Complex osteotomies, limb lengthening and limb deformity correction
  • Hip and pelvic disorders
  • Hip preservation
  • Sports medicine: Upper and lower extremity sports injuries, cartilage restoration, and arthroscopy in the skeletally immature athlete
  • Neuromuscular: Spasticity management and comprehensive care for neuromuscular disorders
  • Pediatric musculoskeletal trauma: Rainbow Babies is Northeast Ohio’s only tertiary Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. Our trauma experience is further enhanced by our affiliation with MetroHealth Medical Center, our county hospital and a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Musculoskeletal bone and soft tissue tumors
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