Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic Contact number | 202-476-2187

For more than 25 years, the Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic has provided multidisciplinary care for infants, children, and young adults with various forms of skeletal disorders in Washington, DC.

There are more than 200 types of skeletal dysplasias, which affect bones and joints, and interfere with development. The more recognized forms include achondroplasia and other types of dwarfism, osteogenesis imperfecta, often referred to as brittle bone disease, and birth defects such as club foot or limb deficiencies.

Whether your child has a mild or more severe skeletal dysplasia, treatment requires the expertise of specialists from many disciplines who can make the initial diagnosis and provide appropriate care as the child grows. Specialists can often make a prenatal diagnosis so care planning can begin as soon as possible.

The Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic allows patients access to many specialty areas in a single clinic visit, including: 


The Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic Team

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Conditions

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Locations

Children’s National sees children from around the Washington, DC, metropolitan region, nation, and world who need the kind of specialized expertise and child-focused care we offer. 

Meet the Team

Our providers represent medical and surgical specialties, family practice, and general pediatrics.

Related Departments

Pediatric specialists at Children’s National work closely to ensure an integrated approach to caring for each child and family.

Treatments

Children’s National Health System provides suggested treatments to compliment top-notch medical education and experience.