Fracture and Pediatric Trauma Care

HOSPITAL/DIVISION
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Division of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

DIVISION CHIEF
George H. Thompson, MD

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
R. Justin Mistovich, MD

KEY CONTACTS
George H. Thompson, MD George.Thompson@UHhospitals.org
Raymond W. Liu, MD Raymond.Liu@UHhospitals.org
Christina K. Hardesty, MD Christina.Hardesty@UHhospitals.org
Jochen P. Son-Hing, MD Jochen.Son-Hing@UHhospitals.org
Patrick Getty, MD Patrick.Getty@UHhospitals.org

APPOINTMENT LINE
For scheduling, please call 216-844-7200.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated
Pediatric trauma
Pediatric fractures
Growth plate fractures
Pediatric injuries
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
Pediatric athletic injuries

Therapies
Closed reduction and casting of fractures
Percutaneous pinning of fractures
Open reduction and internal fixation of fractures
Flexible nailing of long bone fractures
Growth-sparing reconstruction of complex athletic injuries
Cartilage restoration after athletic injuries

Distinguishing Features
As the only Level I pediatric trauma center in Northeast Ohio, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital has the capabilities to deliver excellent care for all musculoskeletal injuries in children and adolescents, from minor fractures and sprains to major traumas.
The program is a leader in nonoperative and operative management of pediatric musculoskeletal injuries.
A fellowship-trained pediatric surgeon is always available for consultations.
The pediatric orthopedic team is consistently recognized for excellence and is currently ranked #22 in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Same-day fracture appointments are available.