Unless it’s a dire emergency, a center’s level of expertise, infection rates and other considerations can outweigh location.

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US News & World Report

By Lisa Esposito, Staff Writer June 27, 2017, at 12:01 a.m.


When your child breaks a bone or develops a spinal condition, your No. 1 priority is getting the best treatment at the right hospital. In an emergency, location often dictates the decision – your child goes to the nearest facility that can provide care. However, for elective surgery or a comprehensive evaluation, your options widen.

Because kids are still growing, they have unique medical and surgical considerations. Below, specialists in pediatric orthopedics share their perspectives on finding the best care for your child.

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