The Department of Pediatric Orthopedics

The Department of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery addresses the specific needs of pediatric patients with orthopedic problems. Our Consultants are all trained in the field of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. Our Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons have a wealth of experience in managing all manner of orthopedic problems in children including fractures, spinal deformities and scoliosis, limb abnormalities and length discrepancies, and even complex congenital problems such as club foot. The Department provides comprehensive treatment for the entire spectrum of children’s orthopedic disorders including pediatric upper limb, lower limb and spine conditions. The teams extensive clinical experience along with innovative treatment techniques, has led to well documented outcomes both quantitatively and qualitatively. The various kinds of procedures and treatments include broadly: Congenital/Development Hip Disorders which include; Congenital Hip Dislocation, Coxa Vara, Legg Calve Perthes Disease, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, Developmental Hip Abnormalities, Fractures and Post-traumatic Hip Abnormalities, Adolescent Hip Pain, Tumours from simple cysts to fibrous dysplasia and Malignancies.
Knee disorders: Congenital knee dislocation, sports injuries, patellofemoral malalignment, deformities
• Foot & Ankle Disorders including Clubfoot and Flatfoot Neurological foot conditions
• Spine disorders: Scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolysis, spondylolysthesis, torticollis
• Shoulder disorders: Obstetric brachial plexus palsy, instability, sports injuries, deformities
• Elbow disorders: Deformities, sports injuries
• Hand & Wrist disorders: Birth defects, trauma, deformities and sports injuries
• Musculoskeletal infections: Septic arthritis, Tuberculosis, osteomyelitis and sequelae
• Neuromuscular Diseases – These include Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, arthrogryposis and Muscular Dystrophy
• Trauma/Fracture Problems and Joint Tendon Injuries
• Limb lengthening & deformity correction
• Skeletal dysplasias
• Childhood bone and soft tissue tumours