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Pediatric Orthopedics

Children are growing, which presents very special challenges when they have orthopedic issues, such as broken bones, sports injuries and developmental and genetic conditions. 

Specialized Orthopedic Care for Children

Broken bones, sports injuries, developmental conditions and genetic conditions all present special challenges in children.  And, at WakeMed Children’s we’re specially equipped and we’re specially trained to provide the very best care for your child.

Our comprehensive care is delivered in specialized facilities by specially trained staff - whether that care starts in our urgent care, emergency department, or physician’s office - all the way through surgery and physical therapy.  Minor fractures to complex disorders receive the same quality care and attention to help children make successful, lifelong recoveries.

What Makes Us the Right Choice for Your Child’s Orthopedic Needs?

From complex to minor orthopedic injuries, we ensure the highest level of individualized care for pediatric patients from newborns to young adults.

Meet Our Fellowship Trained
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Sami Mardam-Bey, MDDr. Sami Mardam-Bey

Our Specialty Pediatric Orthopedic Services

  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Hip dysplasia & impingement
  • Perthes disease
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Labral tears
  • Pediatric upper and lower extremity fractures
  • Pediatric fracture malunions
  • Congenital lower extremity conditions
  • Clubfoot
  • Vertical talus
  • Metatarsus adductus
  • Tarsal coalition
  • Leg angular deformities
  • Blount's disease
  • Leg rotational deformities
  • Leg length discrepancy
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Foot pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Knee pain
  • ACL tears
  • Meniscus tears
  • Discoid meniscus
  • Osteochondritis dessicans
  • Hip pain
  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Osteonecrosis of the hip
  • Back pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Shoulder instability
  • Elbow pain
  • Wrist pain
  • Trigger thumb
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Bone dysplasia, achondroplasia
  • Epiphyseal dysplasia
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta