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Pediatric Orthopaedics

From broken bones to the most complex orthopedic conditions, the Pediatric Orthopaedics program at Children’s Hospital offers the region's most advanced care in a family-friendly environment.

We treat a wide range of pediatric problems, including complex fractures; sports injuries; deformities of the spine, bones, hips or feet; scoliosis; and infections of the musculoskeletal system.

Your guide to surgery at Children's Hospital

When it comes to your child, no surgery is routine. Learn everything you need to know to prepare your child and yourself for a visit.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all orthopaedic conditions, including:

Meet Your Care Team

In some cases, your child's care may be referred to one of our consulting orthopaedic surgeons. 

Why Choose Pediatric Orthopaedics at Vanderbilt

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    Recognized care

    U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks us as a top children’s hospital in the nation for orthopedic care.

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    Full-service outpatient clinic

    We have a full-service outpatient clinic providing X-rays, casting services, referrals and consultations for physical and occupational therapy.

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    Low-radiation imaging

    We offer some patients the EOS X-ray imaging system. It uses ultra-low radiation doses (up to 50 times lower depending on the scan type) to capture 2-D and 3-D images. Children who need frequent scans for their conditions are exposed to far less radiation over their lifetimes.

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    Specialized care

    Our providers are all specialty trained in pediatric sports medicine or pediatric orthopedic surgery. This expertise means the best possible care for your child. Other programs and services we provide include general orthopedics and fracture care; care for scoliosis, cerebral palsy, spasticity and osteogenesis imperfecta; and a hip preservation clinic.

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    Innovative research

    Our researchers make the discoveries that improve orthopedic care for children and teenagers here and at other hospitals nationwide where our trained doctors serve.

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    Collaborative care

    Children's Hospital takes care of your child – the whole child. A problem with your child’s bones or joints might bring you to our pediatric orthopedic team. If your child has other needs, we work with Vanderbilt specialists who offer other types of care, including rheumatology, neurology, neurosurgery, developmental medicine and endocrine/diabetes care.

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    Trusted by athletes

    We are the official healthcare provider for the Nashville Predators, Nashville Sounds, Nashville Soccer Club, Vanderbilt University Commodores and Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. You can expect the same level of care we provide these top athletes.

The Day I Broke My Arm (A Hendersonville Story)

Silas Roupp has a story he wants to tell you about how to avoid breaking your arm. His mom, Susan, also has a story to share about how there's convenient care close to home. Watch their stories here, and learn about our pediatric Orthopaedic services in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, Franklin and Mt. Juliet.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:


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