From birth to young adulthood, children with musculoskeletal problems are treated by one of Florida's largest groups of orthopedic surgeons. With more than 80 years of experience, the orthopedic specialists at Arnold Palmer Hospital offer world-class orthopedic care for children. All of our orthopedic surgeons are board certified and are fellowship trained in pediatric orthopedics. Our talented support staff of highly trained X-ray technologists,orthopedic technologists, medical assistants and nurse practitioners is an essential part of our team and helps to enhance the quality of care we provide. Our team has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its excellence in orthopedic care.
Arnold Palmer Hospital has once again been ranked as one of the Best Children's Hospitals in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. For families of children needing orthopedic care, the ranking provides parents and
families the assurance that Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is
truly the leader in Pediatric Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Central
Florida. Our Orthopedics program was also ranked as a Best Children's Hospital
by U.S. News & World Report in 2012, 2011, and 2010, accomplishments
we proudly share with our patients and our community.
- Musculoskeletal injuries and fractures
- Scoliosis and spine surgery
- Hip disorders
- Limb deformities
- Hand surgery and congenital deformities
- Sports medicine
- Benign lesions of the bone and soft tissues
- Clubfoot, specializing in the “Ponseti Method”
Dr. Jonathan Phillips, Pediatric Surgeon at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, discusses Pediatric Orthopedics and Surgery.
Outpatient services include treatment of bumps, bruises, fractures and more, with same-day appointments available. Request an appointment here.
Inpatient orthopedic services include operative treatment of all orthopedic problems, traumatic or otherwise. Pediatric trauma patients requiring orthopedic procedures can be treated at our facilities 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We always have an on-call orthopedic surgeon ready to help at a moment's notice. We also work closely with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, where we monitor and treat the needs of infants born prematurely.
Arnold Palmer Hospital provides a comprehensive Pediatric Sports Medicine Program designed to serve Central Florida’s growing number of young athletes. Through a multidisciplinary approach to treatment, rehabilitation, education and prevention of athletic injuries, our team helps children with a variety of medical conditions so they can safely participate in activities and sports.
Our specialty practice features on-site access to a leading-edge MRI machine and 64-slice CT scanner, providing immediate diagnosis for patients. After diagnosis and treatment, our specialists provide in-house physical therapy to monitor and guide young patients in their rehabilitation.
Our current research projects, which have garnered national attention, include new techniques for managing trauma cases, hip disorders and scoliosis. Arnold Palmer Hospital is home to one of the largest, most comprehensive scoliosis surgery centers in the southeastern United States. Our facility features the most advanced implant techniques and spinal cord monitoring.
As a community
owned, not-for-profit hospital, Arnold Palmer Hospital relies on support
from our community to fund crucial expansion efforts, renovations and
the purchase of supplies and new medical equipment. We invite you to make a donation or create your own online fundraiser to support the Center for Orthopedics and our Sports Medicine program.
What will your donation support?
Funding for the Center for Orthopedics and our Sports Medicine program will allow us to continue advancing care for children with orthopedic conditions, traumatic injuries, sports injuries and continue community education about preventing sports injuries.