JCC Maccabi Games

Published on: 08/12/2017
About the Orthopedic Surgery Program

Pediatric orthopedics was one of six initial departments established when Nicklaus Children's Hospital was founded in 1950. In fact, it was an orthopedic surgeon who was responsible for the hospital’s creation. Today, the staff includes 11 board-certified orthopedists surgeons trained to meet the special needs of children of all ages – from birth through 20 years of age. With the assistance of a dedicated support staff, the surgeons perform over 1,400 surgical procedures each year. The pediatric orthopedic surgery department also evaluates an additional 34,000 outpatient visits on an annual basis. As the largest and most comprehensive pediatric orthopedic practice in Florida, the department can skillfully provide state-of-the-art and compassionate care for your child’s orthopedic concerns.

About the JCC Maccabi Games

The JCC Maccabi Games® are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world. The Maccabi Movement began in 1895 when the first all-Jewish sports club was formed in Constantinople. The first world Maccabiah Games were held in Israel in 1932. Now, this two week competition takes place every four years and has featured many world class Jewish athletes. Learn more at: jccmaccabigames.org


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