Pediatric Orthopedic Program
Personalized orthopedic care for little backs, bones, muscles and joints.
Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas is committed to providing quality, personalized pediatric orthopedic surgery and care for your child in a convenient, family-focused setting. Our multidisciplinary, full-service children’s hospital is home to an experienced pediatric orthopedic team, led by Shyam Kishan, MD, with advanced training and experience providing specialized care for infants, children and adolescents in need of the full range of acute trauma, spinal deformity, sports injury and general orthopedic care.
Medical City Children’s Hospital is one of the few facilities in the nation to offer pediatric spinal reconstructive surgery and revision surgery. Whether your child needs a delicate surgical procedure, testing for scoliosis or a neon waterproof cast, we’ll work one-on-one with you and your child’s primary care physician to develop a comprehensive, customized treatment plan.
Pediatric Orthopedic Conditions We Treat Include:
- Benign tumors and cysts
- Broken bones, fractures and sprains
- Cerebral Palsy
- Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
- Hand injuries
- Flat foot
- Knee pain
- Leg length differences
- Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Osgood-Schlatter disease
- Skeletal and muscular conditions and diseases
- Spina bifida
Pediatric Orthopedic Specialists
At Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas, our pediatric orthopedic team, including skilled orthopedic surgeons, is committed to helping our patients thrive and achieve their full potential. Patients and families are guided through a customized treatment by a multidisciplinary team of orthopedic specialists.
Expert Orthopedic Care for Your Child
Our pediatric orthopedic team works with specialists from related fields — including pediatric scoliosis and spine — to ensure your child receives the most comprehensive care possible. Should your child need it, our Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provides the highest level of care in Dallas, and our dedicated children’s ER has private rooms with space for you to stay with your child.
Shyam Kishan, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Program
Shyam Kishan, MD, is a fellowship trained, board certified orthopedic surgeon, and has completed a pediatric orthopedic and scoliosis surgery fellowship. He is the Medical Director of the Pediatric Orthopedic Program at Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric orthopedic conditions such as trauma, fractures, infections, benign tumors, limb deformities, hip dysplasia, exstrophy, and clubfoot. He also has expertise in spine deformities, the management of early onset scoliosis (Mehta casting, growing rods), scoliosis, kyphosis, and spondylolysis/listhesis.
“I involve my patients and their families in the decision making for their child’s treatment, carefully tailoring the management to their medical and social needs and constraints. I believe in an informed patient and family, treating every child as I would my own.”