Pediatric orthopedic conditions and sports injuries require delicate, tailored care. Because your child's needs are unique, it is important to seek care from pediatric orthopedic specialists who are dedicated to providing personalized, thorough, child-friendly treatment.
Pediatric orthopedic specialists at Riley at IU Health care for babies and children of all ages. Orthopedic conditions and injuries treated by our team include:
As part of our mission to provide patient- and family-centered care, we offer programs that support and educate you and your child about adapting to everyday living, various forms of therapy and managing conditions. Specialized programs offered by the Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Department include:
Riley at IU Health is recognized as one of the nation's top children's hospitals. Our Pediatric Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Department is nationally ranked by U.S.News & World Report.
Our pediatric specialists provide patient- and family-centered care for most related conditions. The links below provide more specific information about some, but not all, of the conditions that we treat.
We offer a number of different Pediatric Orthopedics & Sports Medicine services. Below are some, but not all, of the services that we provide. If you have a question about a specific service that is not listed here, please contact our department.
Doctors in the Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Department at Riley at IU Health collaborate with specialists from other departments and programs to ensure that we are able to provide well-rounded care that addresses all of your child’s needs.
In addition to our primary hospital location at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis, IN, we have convenient locations to better serve our communities throughout the state.
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The Pediatric Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Riley at IU Health provides the following forms for parents, healthcare providers and personnel. We have also curated relevant resources from other websites and provided links with brief descriptions of the information that is available.
The Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Department at Riley at IU Health provides this guide to caring for your child's cast.
This is a guide for caring for external fixator pin sites.
View our Guide to Surgery to ease anxiety and prepare you and your child before surgery.
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We provide multispecialty care for a number of conditions. Below are links to our related programs & departments.
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Physicians can refer patients to the Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Department by calling the department directly at 317.948.2550 or by calling the Indiana Medical Access and Communication System (IMACS) at 317.916.3500 or toll-free at 800.622.4989. IMACS operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week for emergency consultations or referrals.
Riley at IU Health works with referring physicians in Indiana and beyond.Refer A Patient
Our doctors participate in ongoing, specialty specific clinical research through our relationship with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine. The department collaborates with Riley at IU Health for studies in pediatric orthopedics.
Through our partnership with the IU School of Medicine, we provide in-depth elective residency training for the next generation of pediatric orthopedic specialists. Educational opportunities for medical students are also available.