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Nemours Orthopedic Center

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803 | Get Map & Directions »


A Premier Destination for Pediatric Orthopedics

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., is a recognized leader — nationally and internationally — in the field of pediatric orthopedic medical care, surgery and research. Since 1940, we’ve changed the lives of children from around the world who have come to us with the most complex orthopedic conditions — and our legacy of excellence continues to this day. In fact, year after year, our pediatric orthopedic care, physicians and surgeons are ranked among the very best in the nation.

Pediatric Orthopedics at Its Best

From the best-of-the-best specialists to top-notch facilities, from our advanced research to satellite locations that offer your family convenient pediatric care closer to home, the Orthopedic Center at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children has everything you need if your child has any kind of orthopedic condition or injury:

  • Award-Winning Care. Our pediatric orthopedic program is ranked in the nation’s top six by U.S. News & World Report. And our renowned experts are consistently named among the Best Doctors in America®.
  • Comprehensive, Full-Service Care. We offer a wide range of specialized orthopedic expertise, plus access to more than 30 other medical and surgical specialties.
  • Nursing Excellence. Our nursing program earned Magnet status — the country’s highest nursing credential.
  • Top-Notch Outpatient Therapy. Our pediatric outpatient therapy services program is the only one in the area recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
  • Innovators in Gait Problems. Our Gait Analysis Laboratory was among the first of its kind in the country.
  • Premier Onsite Services. We offer a state-of-the-art cast room and orthotics/prosthetic shops. And our comprehensive assistive technology program is unparalleled in the area.
  • Nobel Prize-Winning EOS Imaging. We use the lowest dose of radiation possible to make medical imaging safer for your child.
  • Home Away From Home. In addition to our family-centered hospital amenities, the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware is right across from our campus. Watch video »

U.S. News & World Report logo, ranked among best children’s hospitals

Best Doctors in America logo, voted best doctors in America 2015-2016

Magnet logo, recognized by American Nurses Credentialing Center

CARF Accredited, Aspire to Excellence (CARF) logo

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware logo

Our Orthopedic Centers of Excellence

Families from all over the world turn to the Nemours Orthopedic Center for answers, treatments and hope. We offer children from near and far globally respected and referred expertise, care and surgery through our centers of excellence:

Learn About All of Our Centers and the Full Breadth of Conditions We Treat »

Our Leadership

Dr. William Mackenzie, pediatric orthopedic chair, AI duPont Hospital
Dr. William G. Mackenzie

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Learn more about all of the conditions we treat, the programs and services we offer, and our renowned doctors and care teams at the Nemours Orthopedic Center.
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Leaders in Pediatric Orthopedic Research

Our international reputation of excellence is built on our commitment to research.

Hospital Amenities

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From the park-like campus to private rooms, family solariums to kid-friendly play areas, see all our hospital has to offer. Learn More »

Patient Stories

Montage of six pediatric orthopedic patients at AI duPont Hospital

Meet inspiring children and teens who know what it’s like to live with an orthopedic condition or injury. See Our Patient Stories »

Patient Education

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Get detailed, understandable condition and treatment information from the experts at Nemours’ Learn More »