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Center for Pediatric Spinal Disorders

The Center for Pediatric Spinal Disorders is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary center between pediatric neurosurgery and pediatric orthopedic surgery. Children and their families are cared for by nurses, surgeons, and physical therapists. This team approach allows for the development of a consistent and clear message and treatment plan for children and their families. This approach expedites recovery and return to play.

Our spine experts have dedicated practices towards the care of patients with complex spinal disorders with extensive experience t in minimally invasive surgery. Our team advocates a conservative approach to children with spinal disorders with a focus on the promotion of spine health rather than the immediate surgical treatment of disease. Surgical treatments are considered after extensive team discussion with the patient and their family.


Our multidisciplinary team offers unparalleled breadth and depth of experience and brings together a rich history of pediatric spinal care.

Our doctors are at the forefront of cutting-edge research and innovation, including magnetic adjustable growing rod system  to non-invasively lengthen the device. When used in appropriate patients, the device may reduce the number of surgeries for children with spinal deformities.

We’ll make your visit as convenient as possible and develop an individualized treatment program for your child that continues into adulthood. As a comprehensive program we see all patients and a patient liaison will expedite a consultation and assist in scheduling a clinic visit for your child.

The best care

Individual Evaluation for your Child

Our comprehensive program evaluate each child and develop and individualized approach for your child. Our group has access to the latest therapeutic options and has the most advanced technology available to treat the following conditions:

  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst

  • C1 Atlas Spine Injury

  • C2 Axis Spine Injury

  • Chondroblastoma

  • Chondromyxoid Fibroma

  • Congenital Scoliosis

  • Early-onset Scoliosis

  • Fractures of the spine

  • Fibrous Dysplasia

  • Genetic Cervical Spine Conditions

  • Idiopathic Scoliosis

  • Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Klippel-Feil Syndrome

  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis

  • Lower Cervical Spine Injuries: C3-C7

  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis

  • Osteoblastoma

  • Osteoid Osteoma

  • Spinal Deformities

  • Spinal Tumor

  • Spinal Infections

  • Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Congenita

  • Sports related spine injuries

  • Thoracic, Lumbar and Sacral Spine Injuries

  • Trauma-Related Spine Conditions


 Our specialists use a variety of innovative diagnostic procedures to diagnose hydrocephalus including:

  • Ultrasounds

  • Computed Tomography (CT) scans,

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

  • Physical Therapy evaluations

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