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Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Referral Guidelines

Children's Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine provides care for all musculoskeletal conditions in newborns, children, and teens. The orthopaedic team at Children's includes pediatric orthopaedic surgeons,pediatric sports medicine specialists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and certified athletic trainers.Our doctors have subspecialty areas of focus involving all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics.

Services include diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of:

  • Acute injuries including fractures, ligament injuries, and dislocations
  • Scoliosis and other spine problems, including casting, bracing and surgery
  • Clubfoot, hip dislocation and other orthopaedic congenital defects
  • Urgent orthopaedic conditions including musculoskeletal infections and tumors
  • Congenital deformities of the hand, arm and shoulder
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Sports-related injuries in children and adolescents
  • Children and teens with physical disabilities, cared for in a team approach withother medical specialists
  • Casting and bracing

There are appointments available for urgent visits. Contact 202-476-4063 if urgent slots are full.