Pediatric orthopedic specialists in Denver

Whether your child has fallen on the soccer field or has a serious, complex spine condition, an orthopedic diagnosis can bring fear and worry to your heart. The skilled pediatric orthopedists within the Rocky Mountain Pediatric Specialists' network of providers understand your concerns and are committed to helping your child have a healthy, fast recovery.

Our board-certified orthopedic pediatric surgeons and physician assistants are extensively trained in the structure and function of your child’s musculoskeletal system. We work closely with you and your child as well as your primary care physician to discuss the best treatment options.

For more information on our orthopedic services for kids, please schedule an appointment with us.

Your comprehensive orthopedic team

The pediatric orthopedic specialists within OrthoONE Denver are fellowship-trained and have completed extra training in orthopedics. Through their association with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, these specialists have access to other experts practicing in a state-of-the-art pediatric hospital. The result is a comprehensive network of children's orthopedic services that can meet your child's needs.

Services we provide

Our comprehensive program offers many services onsite, including:

  • Low-dose radiology exams (X-rays)
  • 24-hour on-call coverage
  • Newborn hip screening, including onsite ultrasound
  • Second opinions

Pediatric orthopedic conditions we treat

Our specialists have a variety of non-surgical and surgical treatments for a wide range of orthopedic conditions and sports-related injuries in children and teens, including:

Head, spine and neck

Recognized as regional experts in the management of pediatric orthopedics, the specialists with our orthopedic program are trained and skilled in treating the following conditions:

  • Adolescent scoliosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Flatback syndrome
  • Kyphosis
  • Sagittal malalignment
  • Scheuermann's kyphosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal trauma
  • Spinal tumors
  • Torticollis


Some of the shoulder conditions we treat include:

  • Biceps tendinitis
  • Biceps tendon rupture
  • Burners and stingers
  • Glenoid labrum tears
  • Hill-Sachs lesion
  • Loose shoulder (multidirectional instability)
  • Muscle imbalance in the shoulder
  • Proximal humerus fracture (broken shoulder)
  • Rotator cuff injuries and tears
  • Slap tear (superior labrum from anterior to posterior tear)
  • Shoulder dislocations and fractures
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Shoulder separation
  • Snapping scapula syndrome
  • Subacromial bursitis
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Winged scapula


We treat the following conditions of the elbow:

  • Elbow bursitis
  • Hyperextension injury of the elbow
  • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
  • Medial apophysitis
  • Medial epicondylitis (golf elbow)
  • Medial ulnar collateral ligament injury
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow
  • Overuse injuries of the elbow
  • Radial head subluxation (nursemaid’s elbow)
  • Radioulnar synostosis
  • Throwing injuries of the elbow
  • Triceps tendonitis


Some of the conditions of the hand and wrist we treat include:

  • Amniotic banding
  • Bifid thumb
  • Boutonniere deformity
  • Boxer's fracture
  • Brachydactyly
  • Cleft hand
  • Colles fractures
  • Condylar fractures
  • De Quervain's tenosynovitis
  • Distal radius fracture (broken wrist)
  • Finger dislocation
  • Fingertip injuries
  • Flexor tendon injuries
  • Fractures of the finger
  • Fractures of the hand
  • Ganglion cysts of the hand
  • Kienbock's disease
  • Mallet finger
  • Polydactyly
  • Pollicization
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Syndactyly
  • Swan neck deformity
  • Thumb ulnar collateral ligament injury
  • Triangular fibrocartilage complex
  • Trigger thumb
  • Tears volar plate injuries
  • Wrist sprain


Hip conditions we treat include the following:

  • Avascular necrosis of the hip
  • Femoral fractures
  • Femoral-acetabular impingement
  • Hip bursitis
  • Hip dislocation
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Hip fractures
  • Inflammatory arthritis of the hip
  • Labral tears of the hip
  • Loose bodies in the hip
  • Muscle strain injuries
  • Pediatric femoral fractures
  • Perthes disease
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Snapping hip syndrome
  • Transient synovitis of the hip


Some of the knee conditions we treat are:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament injuries
  • Avascular necrosis of the knee
  • Bursitis of the knee
  • Fractures of the tibial spine
  • Goosefoot (pes anserine)
  • Kneecap (prepatellar) bursitis
  • Medial collateral ligament injuries
  • Meniscus tears
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee
  • Patella fracture (broken knee cap)
  • Patella tendon rupture
  • Patellar tendonitis (jumper's knee)
  • Patellar tracking disorder
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome (runners knee)
  • Quadriceps tendon rupture
  • Septic arthritis of the knee


Our treatment of leg and feet conditions includes:

  • Accessory navicular
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Ankle sprains - chronic
  • Blount disease
  • Bowed legs
  • Brachydactyly
  • Club foot
  • Fracture of the talus (lower part of the ankle joint)
  • Haglund's deformity (retrocalcaneal bursitis)
  • Hallux rigidus (stiff big toe)
  • High ankle sprain (syndesmosis ligament injury)
  • Jones fractures
  • Knocked knees
  • Lateral ankle pain fracture of the heel bone (calcaneus)
  • Lisfranc (midfoot) fracture-dislocation
  • Shin pain
  • Morton's neuromas
  • Osteochondral injuries of the talus
  • Peroneal tendon tears
  • Peroneal tendonitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Polydactyly
  • Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Shin splints
  • Stress fractures of the foot and ankle
  • Syndactyly
  • Tibia/fibula fractures
  • Toddler’s fracture

Other conditions

Our specialists are also trained to treat the following conditions:

  • Amniotic banding
  • Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Growing pains in kids
  • Non-union/malunion of bones
  • Spina bifida