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Pediatric Orthopedics in Germany

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Germany performing Pediatric Orthopedics.
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Klinikum Stuttgart

One of Germany's largest hospitals, made up of more than 50 clinics and specialist institutes spanning all medical specialties. Kinikum Stuttgart is regarded as one of the best hospitals in Germany, and is a referral center for oncology, ENT, pediatrics and more.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Klinikum Stuttgart

43 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Günther Dannecker

Medical Director at the Clinic for General Paediatrics, Rheumatology, Neurology, Allergology / Pulmology, Gastroenterology

Prof. Steffan Loff

Medical Director of the Paediatric Surgery Clinic

University Medical Center Freiburg

The University Medical Center Freiburg is one of the largest medical facilities in Europe and part of the Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, one of five outstanding centers of academic excellency in Germany.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at University Medical Center Freiburg

42 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Brigitte Stiller

Medical Director, Department of Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology

Prof. Charlotte Niemeyer

Head of the Department of General Pediatrics

Heidelberg University Hospital

Heidelberg University Hospital is one of Europe`s leading medical centers. World-renowned experts provide comprehensive care of the highest international standards in all medical specialties.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Heidelberg University Hospital

6 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Georg F.Hoffmann

Medical Director of the Center for Child and Adolescent Medicine

Prof. Andreas Kulozik

Medical Director of the Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, and Immunology

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About Pediatric Orthopedics

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Orthopaedics?

It is the medical specialty related to functional impairments or correction of deformities of the skeletal system, particularly the spine and the extremities, and related structures, as ligaments and muscles.

What is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon?

A pediatric orthopaedist is the most experienced and best-trained physician to properly examine and treat musculoskeletal (muscle, bone, or joint) conditions in a child who is still growing. These are newborn infants through teenagers.

What type of training do pediatric orthopedic surgeons have?

Pediatric orthopedic surgeons are medical physician who have

  • Graduated from an accredited orthopedic surgery residency program
  • Graduated from an accredited medical school
  • Completed extra subspecialty training in pediatric orthopedics

Pediatric orthopedic surgeons treat kids from the infant stage through the teenage years. They prefer to make pediatric care the focus of their medical practice, and the unique nature of surgical and medical care of kids is learned from experience in practice and leading-edge training.

What kinds of treatments do pediatric orthopedic surgeons offer?

Pediatric orthopedic surgeons diagnose, treat, and take care of Kid's musculoskeletal issues, which include:

  • Spine and limb deformities (like scoliosis and club foot)
  • Broken bones
  • Gait disorders (limping)
  • Joint and bone infections

Popular conditions

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Service focuses on all areas of musculoskeletal care for newborns, kids, and teenagers. This experience consists of diagnosis and also a surgical and nonsurgical treatment for an array of issues like traumatic injuries, musculoskeletal diseases and skeletal deformities. Common conditions include:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Limb length differences
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Scoliosis
  • Perthes disease
  • Sports injuries
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
  • Bowed legs
  • Blount’s disease
  • Knock Knees
  • Intoeing
  • Spondylolysis
  • Congenital Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Fractures
  • Joint and bone infections
  • Growth plate fractures
  • Clubfoot
  • Hip dislocation-hip dysplasia

Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons: Specialized care for kids

Kids aren’t just small adults. They cannot at all times say what is bothering them, or respond to medical questions, or be patient and cooperative at the time of a medical test. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons are able to examine and treat kids in a manner to assist them to be calm and cooperative.

They as well value the concern, which goes with having a youngster with a musculoskeletal issue and they have expertise in interacting with nervous family members.

Many pediatric orthopaedic surgeons' offices are organized and themed with kids in mind. Reading materials, toys, specially designed equipment, and videos all assist in setting up a non-threatening and comfortable setting for the child.

Where can you find a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon ?

Pediatric orthopaedists have the widest selection of treatment options, the most in-depth and comprehensive training, and the best expertise in handling kids and treating their musculoskeletal conditions. Your primary care doctor or pediatrician might have recommendations regarding whom to see.

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