Department of Orthopaedics Annual Report

US News Badge OrthopedicsThe Department of Orthopaedics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital provides diagnosis, evaluation and treatment for all orthopedic conditions and disorders in infants, children and adolescents. Inpatient, outpatient and emergency services are provided to patients with a wide range of developmental, congenital, neuromuscular and posttraumatic problems of the musculoskeletal system, trauma and fractures, scoliosis, and other spinal abnormalities. Faculty members participate in the education of health care professionals at several levels. Residents, medical students and nurses from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, OhioHealth and Mount Carmel Health System receive all their pediatric orthopedic experience at Nationwide Children’s. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited fellowship program rounds out the extensive educational program.

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Surgical Hip Dislocation as a Treatment Modality in Children and Adolescents

Treatment of hip conditions and disorders in children and adolescents can be tricky. Doctors must have a thorough understanding of the patient’s anatomy, growth plates, and blood supply, as well as the existence of any deformities or injuries to avoid complications and further damage.

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The Orthopedics Fellowship is a one-year program that prepares individuals for the clinical and academic practice of children's orthopaedics by working with faculty mentors to assist in the decision-making and care of patients.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Annual Report 2022-23

Nationwide Children's Hospital 2022-23 Annual Report

At Nationwide Children’s Hospital, we’re not just committed to transforming our organization.

We’re dedicated to transforming child health care for every family, even if they never step foot on our campus. We’re doing this through perseverance, commitment and an unwavering faith in our team’s ability to achieve the high bar set in our most audacious strategic plan yet.

With One Team and One Focus – Leading the Best Outcomes for Children Everywhere – we are proud to be Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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