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Dayton Children’s provides the highest level of orthopaedic care for infants, children and teenagers. Our physician-led team treats a wide range of pediatric orthopaedic conditions, from simple fractures to the most complicated congenital anomalies and deformities. We place a strong emphasis on communication and convenience, and on returning your child to his or her normal activities as quickly and safely as possible.

Our pediatric orthopaedic specialists work closely with other experts at Dayton Children’s to ensure that each child’s unique needs are met. These can include experts in developmental medicine, sports medicine, radiology, and many other specialty areas. If your child needs physical therapy, you will find it conveniently located on the hospital’s main campus as well as at Dayton Children’s offsite locations in Huber Heights and Springboro.

Families throughout Miami Valley rely on Dayton Children’s for their child’s orthopaedic care. Each year, we schedule more than 30,000 outpatient visits.

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The orthopaedics department welcomes phone calls to 937- 641-3010 during our normal business hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday.

Appointments are available without a physician referral. Call 937-641-3010 to schedule your visit.

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Michael C. Albert, MD, Medical Director

orthopaedics
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Carrie Houtz, PA-C

orthopaedics
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Jeff Mikutis, DO

orthopaedics, sports medicine
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Alvin Jones, MD

orthopaedics
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Morgan Hagerman, NP

orthopaedics
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Julia Circle, PA-C

orthopaedics
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David Martineau, MD

orthopaedics
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Angela Via, NP

orthopaedics
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James Lehner, MD

orthopaedics
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Paul Savard, PA-C

orthopaedics
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Ann Smith, DPT, MS, PCS

orthopaedics
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Craig Shank, MD

orthopaedics
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conditions we treat:

scoliosis

At Dayton Children’s we pioneer spinal treatment options providing families with the best pediatric spinal care in the region.

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fractures

Injuries are a common part of childhood and at Dayton Children’s we are experts in treating pediatric and growth plate fractures.

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spinal deformity/injury

Our expertise in spinal care makes us a spinal center of excellence.. From the most basic conditions to the most complex, our goal is to provide the safest and most effective treatments.

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limb length inequality

Our orthopaedic team uses minimally invasive advanced techniques such as magnetic limb lengthening.

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developmental dysplasia of the hip

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a problem with the way a baby's hip joint forms before, during, or after birth — causing an unstable hip. In severe cases, the hip joint can dislocate or cause trouble walking.

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ACL tear

Knee injuries are common among active kids, especially athletes, and a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) — a ligament that helps give the knee its stability — is one of the most common types of knee injuries.

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meniscus injury

Damage to the menisci is a very common sports injury, especially in sports where kids have sudden changes in speed or make side-to-side movements.

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growth plate injuries

Growth plates are the developing tissues at the end of long bones that grows in length. When injured they need expert care.

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congenital deformities

Orthopaedic congenital conditions are very treatable. From dysplasia of the hip to cerebral palsy our team of experts guide and support families every step of the way.

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musculoskeletal tumors

Osteosarcoma is the most common type of bone cancer, and accounts for about 3 percent of cancers that happen in children.

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fracture clinic

The fracture clinic treats more pediatric fractures than anyone in the region.

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preparing for orthopaedic surgery

Learn what you need to know before surgery

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scoliosis and spinal program

3 out of 100 kids have scoliosis. Read about our program services

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the pediatric difference

Experience the pediatric orthopaedic difference.

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family support and resource directory

Connect with resources and support for orthopaedic related conditions.

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preparing for your visit

Review what you’ll need before your visit

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