Orthopedics

Hip Program

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital provides evaluation and treatment of a full spectrum of hip disorders in children, adolescents and young adults. These disorders include a variety of congenital, developmental and post-traumatic conditions. Treatment methods include open and arthroscopic surgical techniques such as hip surgery. Our evaluation process combines a detailed clinical examination with state-of-the-art radiographic imaging.

Pediatric Hip Conditions we Treat

Treatments and Procedures

Pediatric Hip Disorder Treatment

  • Surgical dislocation of the hip
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Closed and open reduction of developmental hip dislocations
  • Other pelvic and femoral osteotomies

Hip imaging

The Hip Program at Nicklaus Children’s is supported by a staff of fellowship-trained pediatric radiologists that utilize the latest imaging equipment and techniques. Our imaging capabilities include:

About The Orthopedic Surgery Program

As one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric orthopedic practices in Florida, The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Orthopedic Surgery Program can skillfully provide state-of-the-art and compassionate care for your child’s orthopedic concerns. With the assistance of a dedicated support staff, our pediatric orthopedic surgeons perform more than 1,400 surgical procedures each year. The department also conducts an additional 29,000 outpatient visits annually, including the management of more than 6,000 fracture cases.
Contact Orthopedics
 786-581-0181

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Dr. Kevin Horowitz, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, talks about developmental hip dysplasia in children.

Service Locations

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

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