At the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital, our orthopedic specialists and surgeons care for children from birth through the teenage years.

Their young patients come here for compassionate care for orthopedic issues ranging from routine fractures to growth and development disorders to sports injuries. 

Pediatric Orthopedic Conditions

The combined expertise of our specialists means there is someone on the University of Maryland team to treat nearly any pediatric orthopedic condition, including those that can occur anywhere in the body: 

  • Complex and routine fractures, including those that haven't healed correctly
  • Bone and soft tissue tumors and cysts
  • Bone infections
  • Sports injuries

In addition, we have doctors that specialize in:

Foot and Ankle

Hip

Spine

Our Pediatric Orthopedic Specialists

Hand and Upper Extremities

Dr. Joshua Abzug, the only fellowship-trained pediatric upper extremity surgeon in the region, also handles fractures involving the whole body as well as many hip disorders.

Foot and Ankle

Dr. Hummira Abawi and Dr. Jacob Wynes, our podiatric surgeons, treat club feet and other conditions of the pediatric foot and ankle.

Spine

Dr. Daniel Gelb and Dr. Kelley Banagan are trained to manage pediatric spine disorders, like scoliosis, and fractures. 

Sports Medicine

Dr. R. Frank Henn, III, who heads up our sports medicine program and is the team physician of the University of Maryland Terrapins, dedicates a significant portion of his practice to caring for the young athlete.