Frances A. Farley, MD

Service Chief
Robert N. Hensinger Collegiate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedics
C. S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital
1540 E. Hospital Drive
Level 3, Reception C
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Frances A. Farley, M.D. is a Professor and Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan and Assistant Surgeon-in-Chief of Mott Children’s Hospital.  Her interests are congenital scoliosis, cervical spine, and pediatric trauma. Dr. Farley received her B.A. from Duke University and received her M.D. from Cornell University.  She did her residency at the University of Michigan and a Fellowship at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital.  She served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  She currently serves as the Treasurer of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. 

Areas of Interest

Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

  • Scoliosis
  • Limb lengthening
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip


Medical School or Training

Cornell University, 1987


University of Michigan Health System, Orthopaedic Surgery, MI, 1992


Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, 1993

Board Certification

Orthopedic Surgery

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
1540 E. Hospital Drive, SPC 4241
Level 3, Reception C
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-4241
Phone: 734-936-5780
1051 N. Canton Center Rd.
Canton, MI  48187
Phone: 734-844-5400