Pediatric orthopedic experts at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, are experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children, adolescents and young adults with orthopedic conditions. Rush emphasizes family-centered care and knows the importance of quickly returning children to their normal lives. Managing pain is part of the process. Among the common pediatric orthopedic conditions treated at Rush are bone deformities, hip problems, leg-length differences, fractures, bone infections, cerebral palsy and spina bifida.
The pediatric orthopedics program at Rush manages a variety of congenital, metabolic and traumatic disorders through inpatient consultations, clinic referrals and emergency room admissions.
- Comprehensive approach to congenital and acquired musculoskeletal problems in pediatric patients.
- Reconstructive surgery, including various types of osteotomy.
- Ilizarov limb-lengthening procedure for difficult-to-treat problems such as leg-length discrepancies to nonunions, severe fractures, deformities of the extremities and infections.
The multidisciplinary pediatric orthopedic team at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, provides top-notch care, keeping in mind the special needs of children, adolescents and their families. The team includes physicians, nurses, pediatric physical therapists, pediatric anesthesiologists and child life therapists.
Monica Kogan, MD, heads the Pediatric Orthopedics Program at Rush. Kogan specilizes in the treatment of children's broken bones and other orthopedic problems unique to pediatric patients.