Pediatric Orthopedics

Our specialty-trained pediatric orthopedic doctors at Southern California Orthopedic Institute are recognized leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of bone, joint, and muscle conditions that occur in children.

Pediatric orthopedics is the study and treatment of growing bones, joints, and muscles. Pediatric orthopedists use many techniques, including observation of growth, physical therapy, braces, and splints, and occasionally surgery, to treat various conditions like congenital deformities, injuries, neurological disorders, and scoliosis. These conditions are discussed below, with supplementary information being added periodically to address condititions more specifically.

Variations of Normal Anatomy & Congenital Deformities

The Division of Pediatric Orthopedics at SCOI includes two specialists: Patricia C. McKeever, MD, and Steven A. Schopler, MD. They work in concert with other physicians at the Institute as well as registered nurses, orthotists, and physical therapists who specialize in pediatric problems.

Why Choose Southern California Orthopedic Institute?

At Southern California Orthopedic Institute, our specialty-trained pediatric orthopedic doctors are recognized leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of bone, joint, and muscle conditions that occur in children. Our specialists have the training, expertise, and experience to assess, diagnose, and treat your child's injury or condition individually to their needs.

To consult with one of our pediatric orthopedists, please request an appointment online, or call (818) 901-6600.

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