Media Release: Dayton Children's hires new orthopedic surgeon

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Dayton Children's hires new orthopedic surgeon

04-22-2011 (Dayton, OH) -

Craig Shank, MD, has joined Dayton Children’s Orthopedic Center. Dr. Shank comes to Dayton Children’s from the orthopedic surgery division at Crockett Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.

Dr. Shank received his medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and completed his orthopedic residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle, Washington.  Dr. Shank has special interest in pediatric trauma, foot and ankle deformity, and pediatric hip disease.

Dr. Shank joins Michael Albert, MD, James Lehner, MD, and Jeffrey Mikutis, DO, in the Orthopedic Center as well as a team of highly trained orthopedic staff members who provide care for infants, children and teens at Dayton Children’s.

Dr. Shank and his family reside in Oakwood, Ohio.

About the Pediatric Orthopedic Center at Dayton Children’s

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Center for Spinal and Pediatric Care provides care for a wide range of pediatric orthopedic conditions from simple fractures to the most complicated congenital anomalies and deformities in infants, children and young adults up to 21 years old. Consultations for referring physicians with board-certified orthopedic specialists 24 hours a day and on-site imaging and surgical services are available for complex orthopedic and sports medicine cases. State-of-the-art technology is available to precisely correct deformities, lengthen limbs and treat severe fractures.

For more information, contact:
Kaitlin Salley
Marketing Communications Specialist
Phone: 937-641-3666


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