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Our Orthopedics team is known for developing innovative treatment and providing world-class care. In addition to prevention, our doctors offer early diagnosis and sophisticated techniques to treat and manage musculoskeletal problems. In 2012, U.S. News & World Report magazine ranked Children's Orthopedics and Sports Medicine program one of the best in the country. Available at these locations.
Certified trainers team up with school coaches to keep young athletes safe.
Kids and teens need specialized treatment for fractures and broken bones. We are experts in treating them.
We treat problems that can affect your child's hands or arms before birth or after an injury.
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
On staff since December 1986
Meet the Orthopedics team.
Our team of experts works together to get young athletes back in the game. We offer both surgical and non-surgical options, with services that include injury prevention, physical therapy, rehabilitation, imaging, complementary medical treatment and appropriate nutrition.
At Seattle Children’s, we understand children’s and teens’ growing bones. We have the knowledge and experience to provide expert fracture care, including surgical treatment of the most complex cases.
More about fractures
We are the region’s premier team for evaluating concussions and brain injuries and providing the right treatments to keep young athletes safe and healthy.
More about sports concussions
Our team is known nationally for treating all kinds of spine problems in children. Each year, we evaluate 500 to 600 children with spinal issues. Our surgical spinal cord monitoring team leads the country in developing new techniques for making back surgery safer.
More about spine problems
Our doctors are known nationally for their skill in treating dysplasias. We have an experienced ultrasound unit that produces high-quality images to help your child’s doctor choose the right treatment, and years of experience making custom braces and splints to help correct hip problems.
More about dysplasias
Our team includes doctors who specialize in bones, joints and muscles (orthopedists) and cancer (oncologists). Patients are referred to us from throughout North America. We see about 350 new patients each year at our Bone Tumor and Sarcoma Clinic.
More about bone and soft tissue tumors
Children's works to improve treatment options and survival rates for those with bone tumors.
The Brachial Plexus Palsy clinic helps kids regain function from a condition once thought to be untreatable.
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For appointments in Seattle, Bellevue, Federal Way, Mill Creek, Olympia and Tri-Cities206-987-2109
Learn more about visiting Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Seattle Children’s bills a facility charge (PDF) for hospital-based clinic visits.
Each year, hundreds of kids like Zach receive the region’s most advanced pediatric orthopedic care from Children’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine team. Your support makes it possible.
Seattle Children’s provides healthcare for the special needs of children regardless
of race, sex, creed, ethnicity or disability. Financial assistance for medically
necessary services is based on family income and hospital resources and is provided
to children under age 21 whose primary residence is in Washington, Alaska, Montana
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