Overview

The nationally ranked Orthopedics & Scoliosis Center of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego focuses on the unique musculoskeletal needs of growing children and adolescents. Expert care is provided by the Division of Orthopedics & Scoliosis of Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego. Our renowned pediatric orthopedic specialists treat the full range of orthopedic disorders and conditions, including traumatic injuries

Orthopedic surgeon Salil Upasani, M.D., (pictured right) watched former patient Keane Hayes throw out the first pitch at the Padres game on July 2, 2019. Dr. Upasani was part of the surgical team that operated on Keane, who was attacked by a shark and had multiple injuries. Read Keane’s incredible story in the Summer issue of Healthy Kids magazine.

An After-Hours Urgent Care Clinic for new injuries is also available. Learn more

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At our state-of-the-art facility, all orthopedic and rehabilitation medicine services are in one central location, under one roof: the 20,000-square-foot space houses 34 exam rooms, two cast rooms, kid-friendly X-ray suites, the groundbreaking EOS orthopedic imaging system, which provides significantly less radiation exposure than standard X-rays, a rehabilitation assessment room and a spacious reception area.

As part of our comprehensive services, we offer various specialty programs and clinics, including the Spine Center, International Center for Hip Disorders, Cerebral Palsy Center and 360 Sports Medicine. For our full list of clinics and programs, click here.

Our center is also a leader in innovative and cutting-edge research. Research investigating common congenital deformities of the spine and complex joints — while exploring novel methods of fracture fixation and surgical correction — occurs at the Orthopedic Biomechanics Research Center. Clinical studies are conducted on site at our Clinical Research Centers.

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