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Orthopedics Care at Its Best

Nemours is the top children’s health system for several orthopedic conditions. Families come from all over the world to get care for skeletal dysplasia (dwarfism), cerebral palsy and complex spine conditions.

We’ve been treating kids for orthopedic conditions since 1940, and our roots as an orthopedic hospital shine through in all that we do. We’re heavily involved in research and clinical trials. This means we offer the latest treatments. We also have several Centers of Excellence.

Our pediatric orthopedic doctors see thousands of kids every year. From newborns to teenage athletes, we help restore function, improve quality of life and prevent injury. We help kids get back to being kids.

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

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“We wanted the best orthopedic surgeons, but also the best in pediatric care. We knew we’d get both at Nemours.”
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"Though some time has passed since Carley’s surgery, I still often feel so overcome with gratitude that my heart could burst.”
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“Nine months after surgery, Bill had his best tennis season ever, earning 11 wins and a single loss as a varsity player.”
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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.

Related Specialties

Our experts lead or work with centers and programs that are respected across the nation, and around the globe.

Assistive Devices & Technology

The assistive technology team identifies devices to help children with challenges eat, move and do other daily tasks.


Learn more about Nemours Children's Health pediatric cardiologists and the expert care they provide for children with...

Gait & Motion Analysis

Lab analysts build 3-D computer models of a child's gait to help diagnose abnormalities and create a treatment plan.


Experts who diagnose and treat genetic disorders in children.


Nemours pediatric neurologists provide comprehensive care for children with nearly every childhood neurological condi...


Nemours pediatric neurosurgery experts provide comprehensive care for children with nearly every childhood brain, sku...

Occupational Therapy

Nemours Children's Health pediatric occupational therapy provides evaluation and treatment for children who have diff...


Nemours pediatric oncology experts provide leading treatment and support options for kids with cancer.


Learn more about Nemours' advanced, world-renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeons and pediatric orthopedic expertise.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Program

The Nemours Children’s Health Osteogenesis Imperfecta Program (“OI Program”) includes internationally recognized expe...

Pain Management

At Nemours Children's Health, we provide pain management care that treats the whole child, physically and emotionally...

Pediatric Intensive Care

Nemours Children's Health critical care experts treat critically ill children in our pediatric intensive care unit (P...

Physical Therapy

Nemours pediatric physical therapy experts work to decrease pain, improve movement, and help kids manage daily activi...


Nemours Children's Health pediatric pulmonologists (lung and respiratory care doctors) treat children with diseases...

Radiology (Medical Imaging)

Nemours Children's Health pediatric radiology teams use noninvasive tests and equipment designed or adapted for pedia...

Rehabilitation Medicine

We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs for children who have severe limitations from...

Skeletal Dysplasia Program

Nemours Children’s Health offers one of the top skeletal dysplasia programs in the world for diagnosing and treating ...

Sports Medicine

Nemours pediatric sports medicine experts diagnose, treat and help prevent injuries in kids and teens.

Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Clinic   

Nemours Children’s Health experts help children find the right wheelchair and offer wheelchair repair when needed.

A World Leader in Children’s Orthopedics

Nemours orthopedics sees many kids for bone, spine and joint problems, including the most complex orthopedic conditions.

  • We have orthopedic centers in Delaware and Florida. Our multi-state system helps us treat more kids in more places.
  • We have four 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’re prepared to handle orthopedic trauma, 24/7. We have the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in Delaware. Our surgeons are ready 24/7.
  • We have unique orthopedic support services. From outpatient physical therapy to a gait analysis program and a wheelchair clinic, we help children be as mobile as possible.
  • 50,000+ Orthopedic-related visits annually
  • Top 15 Ranked by U.S. News & World Report for pediatric orthopedic program*
  • 800+ Short-statured children treated for skeletal dysplasia each year
  • *Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware