Orthopedic Surgery Research | Overview
For more than a century, orthopedic surgeons and investigators at Boston Children's Hospital have played a vital role in the field of musculoskeletal research, pioneering treatment approaches and major advances in the care and treatment of ailments such as scoliosis, polio, tuberculosis, hip dysplasias and traumas to the hand and upper extremities.
Our pioneering research helps answer the most pressing questions in pediatric orthopedics today—providing children with the most innovative care available.
The Orthopedic Center takes great pride in our basic science and clinical research leaders, who are recognized throughout the world for their respective achievements. Our orthopedic research team includes
- five full-time basic scientists
- 28 clinical investigators
- a team of research coordinators and statisticians
Orthopedic Basic Science Laboratories
Working in our basic science laboratories are some of the leading musculoskeletal researchers in the nation. Our orthopedic labs include
- center for the study of genetic skeletal disorders
- sports medicine research laboratory
- bone cell biology laboratory