Shriners Children's craniofacial surgery team may use virtual surgical planning (VSP) before a child's surgery. VSP creates a model of the child's jaw, teeth or face, helping our team plan exact detai...
Our clinical dietitians work closely with your child's care team to provide the best nutrition plan for both inpatients and outpatients. Meeting your child's nutritional needs prior to and after surge...
With their expertise in treating children from toddlers to teens, the pediatric orthopedic surgeons at Shriners Children’s understand the challenges of planning ahead for growing bones and bodies.
Shriners Children’s provides life changing specialty care for children with craniofacial conditions, developing a treatment plan that fits their specific needs.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/08/Spine-surgery-gives-Isabella-the-confidence-to-pursue-modeling
Guided by her instincts, Isabella and her family made a trip to the Portland Shriners Hospital for a second opinion, where they met with pediatric orthopaedic physician Michelle Welborn, M.D.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/08/Successful-chest-wall-reconstruction-allows-patient-to-pursue-his-dreams
Zachary's proper diagnosis of a rare chest wall condition, Currarino-Silverman syndrome, leads to reconstructive surgery that changes his life.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/12/Allie
Allie's halo traction and growing rod surgery provides her the ability to grow while receiving care for her severe infantile scoliosis.
Podcast with Dr. Chad Purnell on Craniofacial Microsomia and his joint Shriners Children’s/Georgia Tech research grant.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/12/Kieras-successful-surgery-sends-her-leaping-back-to-ballet
When Kiera turned 11, she began to experience back pain. While her pain wasn’t necessarily severe, it was adequate enough to warrant a trip to her primary care provider. Once her physician noticed not...
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/12/Hayden-and-Hudson
Brothers Hayden, 19, and Hudson, 16, both had Nuss bar surgery at Shriners Children's New England to correct pectus excavatum, a chest wall deformity in which the breastbone sinks into the chest.