Orthopedic Center, Delaware Valley

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Orthopedic Center, Delaware Valley

A Premier Destination for Pediatric Orthopedics

The Orthopedic Center at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware stands out in the orthopedic field.

We see more kids, for more complex orthopedic problems, than nearly any other children’s health system. We’re an international destination for skeletal dysplasia, cerebral palsy, osteogenesis imperfecta and spine conditions such as scoliosis.

We’re one of the oldest programs of our kind. We’ve been changing the lives of children from around the world since 1940. Our legacy of excellence continues to this day. Year after year, we’re ranked among the very best in the nation.

As a recognized leader in orthopedic care and research, we bring both hope and help to kids and families who need it most.

Find Orthopedic Care at Nemours

We have many pediatric orthopedic physicians and locations – find the closest to you:

Conditions & Treatments

We see a wide range of conditions — far too many to list here. The conditions we treat vary depending on the location and providers selected. Don’t see a condition listed? Call us.

Orthopedic Care at Its Best

We’re one of the largest pediatric orthopedic centers in the country. Count on us for world-class specialists, top-notch facilities and advanced research.


Children treated for scoliosis or other spine conditions each year


Short-statured children treated for skeletal dysplasia each year


Orthopedic patients we care for each year

We have a large team, ready to help. We have 15 full-time, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons and two fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians.

We have Centers of Excellence. We have Centers of Excellence in skeletal dysplasia (dwarfism), cerebral palsy, sports medicine, and spine and scoliosis. A Center of Excellence is a program with deep expertise and resources focused on a specific area, drawing on a variety of specialties to achieve the best results for patients.

We have a renowned sports medicine program. We have hundreds of sports medicine visits every year. The 140,000-square-foot Chase Fieldhouse on the Delaware Riverfront includes on-site Nemours sports medicine experts, athletic trainers and physical therapists.

We have outstanding orthopedic support services. Our gait analysis lab was the first of its kind in the country. We also have outpatient physical therapy, a wheelchair clinic, an onsite prosthetic shop and a full range of assistive technology.

Our Research

Nemours has been at the forefront of pediatric orthopedic research and care for more than 80 years. Our physician researchers, clinicians and scientists bring insights and discoveries to patients. We share our findings so we can help kids everywhere, even those we’ll never meet.

We Make It Easy: Satellite Locations and Online Video Visits

For your convenience, families can schedule appointments with an orthopedic specialist nearby or with our easy-to-use telemedicine option. Whether it’s an introductory conversation or a follow-up visit, we can often save you travel time with our secure video connection or a nearby location.

Male doctor holds toddler girl as they look at laptop with mother
Man holds toddler girl on lap and points to picture in book

We built the top children's health library

With KidsHealth.org, Nemours has created one of the nation’s leading sources of orthopedic education for families. From broken bones to scoliosis, we have information that can help.