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Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago

2211 N. Oak Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60707

Chicago, IL


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Welcome to pediatric orthopaedics at the Chicago Shriners Hospital

The pediatric orthopaedic surgery service at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago includes board-certified pediatric orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons from the faculty of first-class teaching institutions in the Chicagoland area who specialize in the following areas:

Management of orthopaedic conditions

We provide surgical and non-surgical management of pediatric orthopaedic conditions with state of the art techniques. In addition to orthopaedic care for stable fractures in children, we provide specialized multidisciplinary teams for rare orthopaedic conditions.

Learn more about our services for:

Collaborative approach to care

Our Chicago pediatric orthopaedic staff works collaboratively with primary care physicians, parents and the patient to develop comprehensive treatment plans that meet the individual needs of each patient. Through innovative pediatric care, we instill confidence and teach patients that there are no limits to what they can do. Regardless of your child’s medical condition or needs, you can expect to benefit from the expertise of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to the needs of your child. Our hospital helps ensure patients receive an optimal outcome by providing all aspects of inpatient and outpatient pediatric orthopaedic care including surgery, on-site rehabilitation, treatment and psychological support.

Orthopaedic surgical procedures include:

Orthopaedic conditions treated include:

Hand and upper-extremity conditions

Lower-extremity conditions

Knee conditions

Foot conditions

Spinal deformity and neurosurgery

Spinal cord injury (SCI)

Limb length discrepancy

Benign bone tumors

Skeletal dysplasia

Neurologic conditions

Cerebral palsy

Spina bifida

Muscular dystrophy (MD)

Osteogenesis imperfecta

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis





Lyme disease

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

Chest wall deformities

Orthopaedic syndromes and diseases treated include:

The medical team

Orthopaedic Surgery
Jeffrey Ackman, M.D.
Haluk Altiok, M.D.
Peter Smith, M.D.
Richard W. Kang, M.D.
Eugene P. Lopez, M.D.

Spine Surgery
Kim Hammerberg, M.D., Chief, Spine Surgery
Purnendu Gupta, M.D., Chief of Staff

Hand Surgery
Michael Bednar, M.D.
Terry Light, M.D.

Marianne Larsen, M.D.
Kenneth Silver, M.D.

Arthur DiPatri, M.D
Tadanori Tomita, M.D.

Karen Onel, M.D.

To make an orthopaedic appointment:

New patients:
773-385-KIDS (5437)

Current patients: