DALLAS – Shyam Kishan, MD, has been named Medical Director of Pediatric Orthopedics and Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma at Medical City Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Kishan is board-certified in orthopedic surgery in the United States and India, and will lead the pediatric orthopedic team in treating a wide variety of conditions including trauma, infections, tumors, limb and spinal deformities.

Dr. Kishan comes to us from Indianapolis, Indiana where he served as Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopedics at Riley Hospital for Children. He spearheaded the launch of a regional center at Riley for the treatment of children with pediatric spinal deformities. In 2017, he was presented with a best teaching award by his residents at Indiana University.

Dr. Kishan graduated from medical school at Madras University in India, and completed orthopedic residencies at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Bombay and the New Jersey Medical School. He continued on to complete a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and Scoliosis Fellowship at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California.

“Dr. Kishan’s expertise and leadership treating various orthopedic conditions brings a wealth of specialized knowledge to our pediatric orthopedic program,” said Bill Lee, CEO of Medical City Children’s Hospital. “He involves his patients, and their families, in the decision making for the child’s treatment and carefully tailors each healthcare plan to meet the unique needs of each patient.”

Dr. Kishan is fluent in English, French, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam and Tamil.

For more information about the Medical City Children’s Hospital pediatric orthopedic program, visit medicalcitychildrenshospital.com/ortho.