Our fellowship-trained pediatric orthopedic surgeons are among a select group of certified orthopedic specialists in the Lehigh Valley specifically trained to treat children and adolescents. When necessary, post-operatively, patients can recover in our state-of-the-art Pediatric Inpatient Unit or our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Because at St. Luke’s, we believe that your child deserves the best.
St. Luke’s Pediatric Orthopedics has pediatric orthopedic experts who specialize in treating various musculoskeletal conditions in children of all ages including the following:
- All fractures, growth plate injuries, and other pediatric trauma care
- Bone and joint infections
- Bone tumors (cancerous and noncancerous)
- Congenital deformities
- Foot and ankle deformities (including clubfeet)
- Hip dysplasia and other pediatric hip conditions (slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Legg-Calves-Perthes, etc.)
- Leg length discrepancies and limb deformities
- Neuromuscular conditions (i.e., cerebral palsy)
- Scoliosis and other pediatric spine disorders
- Sports injuries
Department member accolades
Our pediatric orthopedic surgeons bring extensive experience to the Lehigh Valley from other well-known pediatric tertiary care and Level 1 pediatric trauma centers. They have linked St. Luke’s University Health Network to numerous publications and national presentations covering topics such as scoliosis, pediatric orthopedic trauma, and more. Our surgeons have been selected as course instructors at regional and national meetings where they were responsible for teaching pediatric orthopedics to other orthopedic surgeons, developed portions of the resident training curriculum utilized by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and served as committee members for the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America.
- Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America members and present or past committee members
- Helped develop the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons orthopedic resident training curriculum (Dr. Greenhill)
- Authored numerous publications about pediatric orthopedic and scoliosis surgery
- Collaborate with numerous children’s hospitals regarding the advancement of pediatric orthopedic surgical and nonsurgical treatments
St. Luke’s became the first in the nation to use its in-house 3D Print and Innovation Lab to produce ActivArmor casts for upper extremity injuries
St. Luke's Surgeon is First in Nation to Make On-Site Custom Casts through 3D Printing
3D-Printed Cast Allows Young Athlete to Stay Active
Leader in Scoliosis treatment
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Straightens Spine of Teen and Transforms her Life
High School Sax Player Back in Tune after Spine Straightening Surgery for Scoliosis
First in region to introduce a new leg-lengthening treatment
At St. Luke’s, you and your family are members of your child’s care team. That’s why we make receiving care easy and accessible. Our comprehensive care model includes several key features:
We offer pediatric orthopedic care at our main office in Bethlehem and throughout the region.
We provide translators (as needed) to ensure clear and comfortable communication.
You and your child can have transportation assistance, whether it's access to the hospital or a special car seat after discharge (for example, if your child is in a spica cast).
Available provider support
MyChart–our electronic health record portal–provides access to your child’s care team to answer your questions or address non-emergent concerns, see test results, and more.
Early morning and evening appointments are available to fit your family’s schedule.
If your child sustains a last-minute injury, they can schedule a same-day visit with a pediatric orthopedist (appointments on a first-come, first-served basis).
Our specialists will work with you and your child to schedule future appointments–in addition to providing important educational materials.