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Dayton Children’s U.S. News & World Report ranked orthopedics division provides the highest level of orthopedic care for infants, children and teenagers. Our physician-led team treats a wide range of pediatric orthopedic conditions, from simple fractures to the most complicated congenital anomalies and conditions. Our orthopedic surgeons provide comprehensive diagnostic, non-surgical and surgical techniques to ensure the best personalized care for your child. We strive to offer the least invasive treatment plan and avoid surgery whenever possible. During each appointment, we take as much time as necessary to explain the diagnosis and treatment options, answer questions and discuss next steps.

We place a strong emphasis on communication and convenience, and getting your child back to his or her normal activities as quickly and safely as possible. More than 30,000 families a year throughout the Miami Valley rely on Dayton Children’s for their child’s orthopedic care.

Our services range from sports and orthopedic rehab to injury prevention programs. Our providers are experts in sports medicine, spine, neuromuscular and syndromic disorders, fractures, hand care, limb lengthening and fetal/newborn consults. 

why choose us

  • Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Level 1 Children's Surgery Center
  • Recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report 
  • Convenient online scheduling
  • Sophisticated, low dose imaging
  • Innovative, minimally invasive procedures, like ApiFix
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David Martineau, MD

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conditions we treat

Pediatric spinal treatment for 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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Fractured pediatric bone

fracture care

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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Pediatric knee injuries from sports

knee injuries

Knee injuries are common among active kids and athletes, and a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most common types of knee injuries.

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Terrell amniotic band syndrome Dayton Children's Hospital

Terrell stands on his own

Due to amniotic band syndrome, Terrell was born without a right foot. But that hasn't slowed him down from pursuing his dreams.

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Teen scoliosis spinal surgery for patient at Dayton Children's Hospital

Talley tackles spinal surgery

When Talley needed surgery for her scoliosis, her family turned to Dayton Children's for world-class, personalized care.

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Taggart award winner

Michael Albert, MD, wins prestigious Wallace B. Taggart award. The award is Dayton Children's highest physician honor.

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the unique role helping spine patients at Dayton Children's

Few children’s hospitals see as many patients with scoliosis as the orthopedic center at Dayton Children’s. Our spine nurse navigator acts as the liaison throughout a patient's spine surgery journey.

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