Orthopedics

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Free EKG Screening for Student Athletes

Every 3 days, the life of a young athlete is lost due to sudden cardiac death. Usually, there are no advanced signs or symptoms. But the saddest part is that it's entirely preventable. A simple EKG screenig can detect heart problems before it's too late. Miami Children's Hospital is offering this invaluable test free of charge to middle and high school sports participants.

8/17/2017

Multidisciplinary Approach I Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Monica Payares-Lizano, MD discusses the multidisciplinary team approach for neuromuscular disorders

8/8/2017

Magnetic Growing Rods Treatment for Scoliosis | Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

Pediatric Spine Surgeon, Dr. John Asghar MD, talks about new developments in the technology of growing rods to treat children with scoliosis.

6/9/2017

November Patient of the Month: Andres

We introduce you to our Patient of the Month, Andres. When he was in high school, Andres was a wrestler, competing at some of the highest levels in the state. Then, in his senior year, the unimaginable happened; Andres suffered injuries that made it impossible for him to continue wrestling.

11/21/2016

Meet Doctor Harry L. Shufflebarger - Director of Division of Spinal Surgery

Harry L. Shufflebarger, MD is the Director of the the Division of Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

6/24/2016

Growing Rods Treatment for Scoliosis | Keeping Kids Healthy

Pediatric Spine Surgeon, Dr. John Asghar MD, talks about how growing rods are used to treat children with scoliosis.

5/20/2016

Prevention of Sports Injuries in Children | Keeping Kids Healthy

Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Spurdle, MD, talks about sports injuries and prevention in children.

5/20/2016

Orthopedic Care for Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries | Keeping Kids Healthy

Dr. Monica Payares-Lizano. MD talks about the orthopedic care offered at Nicklaus Children's Hospital for pediatric musculoskeletal injuries.

5/13/2016

Developmental Hip Dysplasia in Children | Keeping Kids Healthy

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

5/13/2016

Alessandra's Success Story

At age 10, Alessandra was diagnosed with scoliosis and started receiving treatment at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. To view her inspiring story, visit mchf.org/alessandra.

1/13/2016

Meet Doctor Stephen George - Pediatric Spine Surgeon

Stephen George, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric spine surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

11/16/2015

Meet Doctor Avi Baitner - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Avi Baitner, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

11/13/2015

Bracing for Scoliosis - The Division of Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

The Division of Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is one of the nation's most experienced teams in treating spinal disorders.

11/10/2015

The Division of Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

The Division of Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is one of the nation's most experienced teams in treating spinal disorders.

11/10/2015

Pediatric Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

The Division of Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is one of the nation's most experienced teams in treating spinal disorders.

11/9/2015

Meet Monica Maria Payares-Lizano, MD - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Monica Payares-Lizano, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

11/6/2015

Meet Doctor Kevin Horowitz - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Kevin Horowitz, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

10/29/2015

Meet Doctor Annie Casta - Pediatric Orthopedist

Annie Casta, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedist with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

10/29/2015

Meet Doctor John Asghar - Pediatric Spine Surgeon

John Asghar, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric spine surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

10/9/2015

Maddy's Success Story

When Maddy was only 12 hours old, she was flown to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to undergo the first of several surgeries to treat spina bifida, a congenital condition that affects the backbone and membranes around the spinal cord. Thanks to a multidisciplinary team approach, Maddy received coordinated care by an array of subspecialists. 

9/14/2015

Meet Doctor Craig Spurdle - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Craig Spurdle, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

8/6/2015

Meet Doctor Stephen M. Swirsky - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Stephen M. Swirsky, DO of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

7/28/2015