Pediatric Orthopaedics

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The orthopaedic specialists at Dayton
Children’s are experts in the treatment
of diseases of the human musculoskeletal
system. Board-certified pediatric
orthopaedists direct specialized care for
children and teenagers. This includes
the medical and surgical treatment of
the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments,
tendons, nerves, skin and their related
structures. The orthopaedic division
manages a wide range of pediatric
orthopaedic care from simple fractures
to the most complicated congenital
anomalies and deformities.

Meet Our Team

Medical Director: Michael Albert, MD

James T. Lehner, MD
Jeffrey L. Mikutis, DO
Craig Shank, MD
John M. Wiemann, MD
Carrie Houtz, MS, PA-C, physician assistant
Julia K. Circle, PA-C, MPAS, physician assistant
Ann Smith, MS, PT, PCS, physical therapist
John Steiner, physical therapist


Conditions We Treat

  • Adolescent sport injuries,including ACL repair
  • Adolescent hip preservation
  • Hip pain
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Fracture and trauma care
  • Pediatric orthopaedic diseases and deformities
  • Scoliosis/kyphosis - pediatric and adult
  • Surgery of the spine - pediatric and adult
  • Clubfeet
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Hand surgery
  • Musculoskeletal tumor
  • Limb lengthening

Visit the Orthopaedic Center website to learn more about pediatric and adolescent orthopaedic conditions.

See Shirray's story of how scoliosis surgery changed her life

Services We Offer

  • 24-hour consultations with orthopaedic specialist
  • Evaluation and treatment of sport injuries including arthoscopic surgery and ACL repairs
  • Evaluation and treatment of scoliosis and spinal deformities
  • Evaluation and treatment of congenital anomalies
  • Consultations for patients with diseases of bones and joints
  • Inpatient and outpatient management of traumatic injuries to the musculoskeletal system
  • Full casting facilities and support personnel
  • Specific clinics for cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele and scoliosis
  • State-of-the-art techniques available to precisely correct angular deformities, lengthen limbs and to treat severe compound fractures


Same or next day appointments available!

Appointments may be made without a referral from a primary care physician in most cases.

Phone: 937-641-3010


Dayton Children's-Main Campus

Walk-in fracture clinic at the Dayton Children's Main Campus
Monday, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
-First-come, first-serve clinic for fractures only
-To be seen you must arrive before 5:00 pm
-Wait times can range from a few minutes to a few hours
-Must fill out the required medical forms before being seen

Required Medical Forms:
-Privacy Notice (HIPAA)
-Authorization for Release
-Pediatric Orthopaedic Patient Packet

Miami Valley Hospital South

Specialty Care Center- Warren County

Monday and Wednesday


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