Ranked #1 in Michigan and 21st in the nation

Michigan Medicine pediatric orthopedic surgeons specialize in all aspects of musculoskeletal care for infants, children and adolescents.  This expertise includes surgical and nonsurgical treatment of a wide range of problems such as spinal deformity, complex hip disorders, lower extremity deformity, neuromuscular conditions, and traumatic injuries. Our multidisciplinary osteogenesis imperfecta clinic has become a destination for patients with OI, and offers peer and family support opportunities. Michigan Medicine implanted the first VEPTR device for treatment of congenital scoliosis in the state of Michigan in 2006. Our orthopedic surgeons offer expertise in the most advanced treatment options for patients with spinal conditions, including growth-friendly techniques for early onset scoliosis and intraoperative navigation for spinal procedures.

Surgical Expertise

In 2017, Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital received verification as a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. The ACS Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program was developed to improve the quality of children’s surgical care by creating a system that helps match each child’s individual surgical needs with the best care environment. With this designation, Michigan became one of the first level 1 children’s surgical centers in the nation.

Ann Arbor named best place to live in America

Ann Arbor, MI has consistently landed itself in a top position for the best place to live America. In 2018, it was voted #1 and the article linked here showcases why we think Ann Arbor is the best!