PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS for Denton TX RESIDENTS

Patients come from all directions to meet with our Pediatric Orthopedic Experts. Our doctors have been especially trained to understand children’s growing bones. They know by research and applying best methods what is needed for a bone to recover and heal correctly. Our recovery rates are proven to be fast due to the teams knowledge and experience. Call today for an appointment with a specialist in kids growing bones.

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Focusing On Pediatric Orthopedics For Residents of Denton TX

Girl under care of a Orthopedics doctorAt Medical City Children’s Orthopedic and Spine Specialists, our doctors specialize in treating children. Furthermore, our Fracture Care Clinics provide compassionate resources to assure that you and your child receive the best care available.

Orthopedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body’s musculoskeletal system.  Thus, our doctors specialize in the care of children of all ages.  And their patients are from newborns with clubfeet to young athletes requiring the proper resetting of broken limbs. However, our practice includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves, allows your child to be active.

Firstly, our doctors treat conditions of the musculoskeletal system that involve:

  • Diagnosis of the injury or disorder
  • Treatment with medication, exercise, casting, or surgery
  • Rehabilitation by recommending exercises or physical therapy to restore movement, strength and function
  • Prevention of injuries related to sports to manage the disease

Orthopedics Education and Training For Residents of Denton TX

Girl being treated by Orthopedics doctorTo sum up, our doctors have extensive training in the proper diagnosis and treatment of injuries and conditions of the musculoskeletal system. They have completed up to 14 years of formal education, including:

  • Four years of study in a college or university
  • Four years of study in medical school
  • Five years of training in an orthopedic residency at a major medical center
  • Two optional years of fellowship in pediatrics

After establishing a licensed practice, our orthopedic doctors have demonstrated mastery of knowledge by passing certifying examinations given by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.  Subsequently, they continue in a career-long certification process and have been in practice for more than ten years.

In addition, our surgeons spend many hours researching new techniques and technologies that will advance treatment.  Also, we are active members of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and Scoliosis Research Society, where we contribute through writing white papers for distributing knowledge about advancements in care.

The difference in our Fracture Care Clinics is how quickly we can see our patients. Appointments for fracture care are not necessary. There is personal interaction between the patients and our Doctors.

“We spend a lot of time going over the physical aspects of what a family can expect. We work with the patient and their families to ensure that every member of the family is comfortable with the treatment plan.” Shyam Kishan, MD

Orthopedics Treatment For Residents of DENTON TX

At Medical City Children’s Orthopedic and Spine Specialists, one of our doctors will see you right away. Since we are affiliated with Medical City Hospital, we have access to surgery rooms every morning, so you never have to wait to schedule surgery. When you and your child arrive at our Fracture Care Clinics, we will take a history of your child’s illness or injury and then do a physical examination. Meanwhile, this may be followed by diagnostic studies such as a blood test or an X-ray exam. Then they will discuss your child’s diagnosis and help you select the best treatment plan for full recovery.

Nonsurgical Treatment For Residents of DENTON TX

To repeat, our pediatric orthopedic doctors treat many musculoskeletal conditions without surgery.  For instance, they use medications, exercises, and other rehabilitative or alternative therapies. For most orthopedic conditions and injuries there is more than one form of conservative treatment. If necessary, your doctor may recommend surgery, if your child does not respond to nonsurgical treatments.

Surgical Treatment For Residents of DENTON TX
Orthopedic surgeons perform numerous types of surgeries. Common procedures include:
  • Fusion—a “welding” process by which bones are fused together with bone grafts and internal devices (such as metal rods) to heal into a single solid bone.
  • Internal fixation—a method to hold the broken pieces of bone in proper position with metal plates, pins, or screws while the bone is healing.
  • Joint replacement (partial, total, and revision)—when an arthritic or damaged joint is removed and replaced with an artificial joint called a prosthesis.
  • Osteotomy—the correction of bone deformity by cutting and repositioning the bone.
  • Soft tissue repair—the mending of soft tissue, such as torn tendons or ligaments.

Above all, our doctors have experience and expertise in pediatric orthopedic injuries and conditions.
Our board-certified doctors specialize in the treatment of children and adolescents.
Your doctor will give your child the care and attention they deserve.

BROKEN BONES & FRACTURE TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF DENTON TX

At Medical City Children’s Orthopedic and Spine Specialists, it’s important that your child sees a pediatric orthopedic physician who specializes in children and understands a child’s growth plates when casting or performing surgery on growing bones.

CEREBRAL PALSY TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF
DENTON TX

Cerebral palsy patients who come to Medical City Children’s Orthopedic and Spine Specialists as children have the continuity of care through adulthood.

CLUBFOOT TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS
OF DENTON TX


The medical team at Medical City Children’s Orthopedics & Spine Specialists has expertise in complex surgeries like clubfoot. The hospital often calls to consult one of our physicians while babies are still in utero, so if we need to operate…

KYPHOSIS TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF DENTON TX

Kyphosis, a spinal disorder. causes an excessive forward curve of the spine — resulting in an abnormal rounding of the upper back.  While kyphosis can occur at any age, it occurs more in adolescents.

 

LIMB LENGTHENING TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF
DENTON TX

When your child has leg differences and needs limb lengthening, visit your doctor early while your child continues to grow. If you wait, you may miss out on a good time-frame to avoid a larger surgery in the future.

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF
DENTON TX

By providing the best in care from childhood into adulthood, our doctors are experts in treating your child with muscular dystrophy.  Medical City Children’s Orthopedic Spine Specialists understand the complexities of treating this disease and know the importance of treating patients beyond the age of eighteen. 

SCOLIOSIS TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF
DENTON TX

The surgeons and medical staff at Medical City Children’s Orthopedics & Spine Specialists are on the leading edge, offering the most advanced treatment options available for children with scoliosis. To date, we have successfully performed more than 6,000 spine surgeries.

 

SPINA BIFIDA TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF
DENTON TX

Our pediatric orthopedic physicians are experts in treating your child with spina bifida from childhood into adulthood with consistency of care. Our expertly trained doctors know it is important to have a treatment plan for your child that includes them growing into adulthood.

 

SPONDYLOLISTHESIS TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF
DENTON TX

With more children participating in competitive sports every year for longer periods of time, we see a growing number of Spondylolisthesis patients. Sports has become a common cause of lower back pain among children and adolescents. To clarify, It is usually a mild case and treated conservatively.

SPORTS MEDICINE DOCTORS FOR RESIDENTS OF DENTON TX

For the treatment of sports-related injuries, bring your child to the Fracture Care Clinic at one of our four convenient locations. Our Pediatric Orthopedic Physicians will see your child right away.

DENTON WEATHER

Call 214-556-0590 to make an appointment.

Comprehensive services for children from birth through adolescence at four
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