As part of the specialized services offered for children with orthopaedic conditions, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield now provides care to children with fractures. Our pediatric orthopaedic surgeons are highly experienced and offer prompt care for children who have experienced a fracture that does not need emergency treatment.
Our fracture team offers comprehensive care for the treatment of fractures, providing services that, depending on the injury, may include:
Patients with fractures must first be seen by their pediatrician/physician, local urgent care center or emergency room. Your physician can then arrange an appointment through our fracture referral process. Our hospital does not offer emergency room services.
For physicians referring fracture patients, please call our referral line to schedule an appointment. Please ensure your family brings all relevant X-rays and imaging to their appointment.
Fracture care appointments are available from 8–10 a.m. Monday–Friday. To make an appointment, please call:
Toll free: 1-800-322-5905
The referral line is answered Monday–Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays.