PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS for Garland TX RESIDENTS
Focusing On Pediatric Orthopedics For Residents of Garland TX
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 Garland TX
- 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
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
- 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.
Our board-certified doctors specialize in the treatment of children and adolescents.
Your doctor will give your child the care and attention they deserve.
convenient locations: Arlington, Dallas, Frisco and McKinney.