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What goes on in the field of orthopedic pediatric surgery?

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Dr. John Michalski answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Pediatric orthopedic: The field focuses on children with problems of the bones, joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments, fractures, and nerves.

Answered 3/26/2023

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Dr. Troy Reyna answered

Specializes in Pediatric Surgery

Depends: Treatment of fractures, defects of bones, joints, spine and treatment of certain cancers.

Answered 11/1/2012

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Dr. Eric Ritchie answered

Specializes in

Pediatric orthopedic: Pediatric orthopedic surgeons treat problems unique to the growing child and adolescent. Clubfoot, hip dysplasia, sports injuries, scoliosis and fractures are some of the more common problems we treat.

Answered 11/6/2013

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