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Our Pediatric Orthopedic Specialists

When sports and fitness get a little too intense for kids and teens, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, is there to help. We’re proud to be a leader in orthopedic services, specializing in sports injuries and general pediatric orthopedics and surgery. The pediatric orthopedic specialists at Nicklaus Children's also specialize in diagnosing scoliosis of the spine and performing scoliosis surgery. Our orthopedic doctors are dedicated to supporting the treatment and prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. So when your child or teen gets hurt, let us help with their care and rehabilitation.

Pediatric Orthopedic Specialists

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 Michael A. Tidwell, MD

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief
Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Orthopedic oncology, bone dysplasia, spine surgery, bladder exstrophy/cloacal exstrophy and orthopedic rehabilation medicine
Locations:

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 Harry L. Shufflebarger, MD

Division of Pediatric Spinal Surgery, Director
Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Scoliosis and spinal deformities

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 Jahangir Asghar, MD

Department:
Scoliosis, spinal deformities, & growing conditions of the spine
Clinical Interests:
Scoliosis and spinal deformities

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 Avi C. Baitner, MD

Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric hip and foot deformities including developmental hip dysplasia and clubfoot, congenital and acquired abnormalities of the skeletal system, limb deformity and pediatric fracture care

 Annie Casta, MD

Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Sports medicine, concussions and fracture care

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 Stephen Graham George, Jr., MD

Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Scoliosis and other complex spinal deformities

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 Kevin Horowitz, MD

Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Hip disorders of children, adolescents and young adults including hip preservation surgery

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 Monica Maria Payares-Lizano, MD

Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Cerebral palsy and musculoskeletal trauma

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 Scott Jacob Schoenleber, MD

Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Limb lengthening and deformity correction and disorders of the foot and ankle

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 Craig Spurdle, MD

Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric and adolescent sports medicine, including arthroscopic surgery, skeletal trauma, congenital and acquired anomalies of the skeletal system

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 Stephen M. Swirsky, D.O.

Department:
Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric and adolescent sports medicine, rehabilitation, and injury prevention

See all Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons.

Physician Assistants

Miguel Lopez, PA-C
Miguel Lopez, PA-C
Lisette M. Medina, PA-C
Lisette M. Medina, PA-C
Eduardo Romero, PA-C
Eduardo Romero, PA-C
Adriana Ruiz, PA-C
Adriana Ruiz, PA-C
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Jacqueline Amazon, PA-C
 
 
Physicians with the PSA badge are employed by Pediatric Specialists of America, part of Miami Children's Health System.

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