Pediatric Orthopedics at University Health System

Some of the best pediatric orthopedic surgeons in San Antonio and South Texas are at University Health System. Whether your child has a fracture, sports injury, hip disorder or complex spine deformity, you’ll receive the highest level of care from our Children’s Health team led by experts who train other doctors from around the world on the best techniques in pediatric orthopedic surgery.

A Man jumps onto a small platform for his sports medicine rehabilitation exercises.Pediatric Orthopedic Conditions we treat:

  • Elbow fractures – Supracondylar humerus
  • Femur fractures
  • Multiple fractures
  • Wrist fractures – Distal radius

Learn more about our fracture program.

  • Overuse injuries
  • Ligament sprains
  • Apophysitis
  • Meniscal tears
  • ACL tears in growing children
  • ACL tears in teenagers and college-age young adults
  • Multiligament knee injuries

Learn more about our sports medicine program.

  • Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)
  • Early-onset scoliosis (EOS)
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Scheuermann’s kyphosis
  • Klippel-Feil Syndrome

Learn more about our spine program.

  • Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (LCP)
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)

Learn more about our hip program.

  • Blount disease (tibia vara)
  • Idiopathic genu valgum
  • Idiopathic and traumatic limb-length discrepancies
  • Congenital limb deficiency
    • Femoral deficiency / Proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD)
    • Tibial deficiency (tibial hemimelia)
    • Fibular deficiency (fibular hemimelia)

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida / Myelomeningocele
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Spinal muscular atrophy

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Down syndrome
  • Skeletal dysplasias (dwarfism)
  • Chromosome abnormalities
  • Rickets

  • Benign bone growths
    • Bone cysts – unicameral and aneurysmal bone cysts
    • Osteochondroma, hereditary multiple exostoses (HME)
  • Malignant bone growths
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ewing’s sarcoma

What makes University Health System the best?

For Emergencies:
If your child needs to be seen after clinic hours, please go to one of the following locations:

University Hospital
4502 Medical Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Open 24/7
ExpressMed at Medical Center Pavilion
Clinical Pavilion
4647 Medical Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Monday – Sunday 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
PediExpress at Robert B. Green Campus
903 W. Martin St.
San Antonio, TX 78207
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Pediatric Orthopedic Locations:

Robert B. Green Campus
6th Floor
903 West Martin St.
San Antonio, TX 78207
Appointments: (210) 358-5437 (KIDS)
Fax: (210) 358-5483
Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC)
3rd floor – 3C
8300 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Appointments: (210) 450-3900
Fax: (210) 450-6085