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Division Director Paul Sponseller, M.D., with a patient.

The Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Hopkins Children's offers a wide variety of state of the art services for children and adolescents in a compassionate and caring environment. 

New Home for Our Inpatients  

Our orthopaedics patients who need hospitalization have a new home at Johns Hopkins: The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center. Our new 205-bed building features:

Easy access via front entrance or pedestrian bridge to Orleans Street Garage and our Rubenstein Child Health Building.

Division faculty and staff are leaders in their fields, whether as educators, clinicians , surgeons or researchers. The division's faculty provide expertise in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of bone-related growth problems, including dwarfismscoliosis, Marfan Syndrome and skeletal dysplasias. In addition to its surgical and clinical offerings, the division is investigating the genetic basis of scoliosis and the clinical features of Marfan Syndrome.

Clinical Expertise

  • Back pain

  • Club feet and other foot disorders

  • Fractures

  • Kyphosis

  • Leg-length inequality

  • Myelomeningocele

  • Perthes

  • Scoliosis

  • Skeletal dysplasias 

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