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Pediatric Orthopedics in Latin America

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Latin America performing Pediatric Orthopedics.

Hospital Universitario Austral

A tertiary university hospital with over 750 physicians, providing medical services in most medical specialties. Services to foreign patients include interpreters, insurance coordination, and transportation arrangements. Both hospital and doctors have liability insuranc


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Hospital Universitario Austral

Hospital Country 2000

A small, private and modern general service hospital, offering a wide range of medical services, including plastic surgery, orthopedics, general surgery, oncology, infertility and pediatrics. Facilities include private rooms with a TV and phone line.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Hospital Country 2000

Hospital de La Familia

A small hospital offering healthcare services for women and their families, including cosmetic surgery, dermatology, gynecology, pediatrics, dermatology, bariatric surgery, internal medicine and infertility treatment.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Hospital de La Familia

3 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Luciano Mendoza Soto

General Pediatrics

Dr. Arturo Salazar Acuna

General Pediatrics

Hospital Velmar

A small multi specialty hospital located in the town of Ensanada, Mexico. A staff of 50 physicians provides surgical and medical care in over 20 medical specialties. The doctors can speak English, and the hospital provides services to foreign patients.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Hospital Velmar

San Javier Hospital

A 73 bed private, tertiary, full service hospital. San Javier Hospital is affiliated with 3,000 specialized, board certifies physicians, and offers the full range of medical specialties.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at San Javier Hospital

Hospital Universitario de San Vicente Fundación

A large tertiary hospital with over 600 beds and over 400 physicians providing medical care in all medical specialties. The international office can assist patients with insurance, accommodation and transportation. Private rooms are available.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Hospital Universitario San Vicente

San Angel Hospital

A small, modern, private hospital, located in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, right across the Texas border. 50% of the patients come from the United States, due to the proximity to the Texas border, and to the easy access by car and by air.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at San Angel Hospital

Hospital Punta Pacifica

A modern private hospital which is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Most of the doctors and surgeons at Hospital Punta Pacifica were trained in the USA or in Europe.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Hospital Punta Pacifica

8 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Daniel Herrera


Dr. Liliana Neil


San Fernando Hospital

One of Panama’s largest hospitals, offering a wide range of medical specialties and fully equipped facilities. Clinica Hospital San Fernando was the first hospital in Panama to be accredited by the JCI.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at San Fernando Hospital

Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

A JCI accredited hospital, located 150 miles from the border with Texas, United States. The hospital is a full range tertiary care hospital, with five areas of excellence: Cardiology, Oncology, Neuroscience, Organ Transplant and Liver Disease.


Pediatric Orthopedics is available at Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

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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.

Learn more about Pediatric Orthopedics

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