Children's Orthopaedics

What to Expect

Children's Orthopaedics works in close collaboration with the Mass General Hospital for Children to develop and expand the specialized orthopaedic care and treatment for Mass General's youngest patients. Our team diagnoses and treats all pediatric orthopaedic conditions, including fractures, scoliosis, growth and development disorders, cerebral palsy and hip and foot problems.

We collaborate closely with the Pediatric Surgery Service, Pediatric Medicine Service and the Mass General Health Centers to provided coordinated, high-quality care for our patients.

We treat all facets of a child’s skeletal health, including:

  • Trauma and fractures
  • Sports and performance injuries
  • Other acquired injuries

We have expertise in the management of inborn problems, such as:

  • Spinal deformities
  • Hip and foot anomalies
  • Growth disorders & developmental delay
  • Metabolic disorders, including rickets & Blount’s disease
  • Neuromuscular disorders, ranging from cerebral palsy to muscular dystrophy

Our surgical expertise includes state-of-the-art techniques in:

  • Foot and hip reconstruction
  • Limb lengthening
  • Spinal reconstruction
  • Tendon transfers & muscular reconstruction
  • Sports medicine procedures
  • Skeletal trauma care



Patient Stories: Dr. Gleeson Rebello

Dr. Gleeson Rebello discusses two different patient cases: hip dysplasia & Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease.