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Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield

516 Carew St. Springfield, MA 01104

Springfield, MA


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Welcome to orthopaedics at the Springfield Shriners Hospital

The orthopaedic surgery service at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield includes board-certified pediatric orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons with specialized interests/skills, neurosurgeons and pediatric experts who specialize in the following areas:

Collaborative approach to care

Our Springfield 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. At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield, 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 and treatment.

Orthopaedic surgical procedures include:

Orthopaedic conditions treated include:

Hand and upper-extremity conditions

Lower-extremity conditions

Hip and knee conditions

Foot conditions

Shoulder deformity (limited)

Spinal deformity

Limb length discrepancy

Benign bone tumors

Skeletal dysplasia

Neurologic conditions 

Muscular/neuromuscular disorders

Cerebral palsy

Muscular dystrophy (MD)

Spina bifida


Chest wall deformities

Bone and mineral disorders




Osteomyelitis, chronic

Orthopaedic syndromes and diseases treated include:

The medical team

Orthopaedic Surgery
James F. Mooney, III, M.D., Chief of Staff
John DeWeese, M.D.
Philip W. Mack, M.D.
Prerana Patel, M.D.
Rubini Pathy, M.D., FRCSC

Advanced Practice Professionals
Amy L. Arguin, PNP, MSN
Sarah A. Durgin, MHS, PA-C
Keri A. Garry, MSN, CPNP

Spine Surgery
R. Scott Cowan, M.D.

Hand Surgery
Louis Adler, M.D.
Jeffrey C. Wint, M.D.
Bruce I. Wintman, M.D.

Hip Surgery
Michael S. Kain, M.D.

Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics
Lawrence C. Kaplan, M.D., ScM, FAAP

Steven W. Hwang, M.D.

Pediatric Surgery
Gregory T. Banever, M.D.
Kevin P. Moriarty, M.D., FACS, FAAP
David B. Tashjian, M.D., FAAP
Michael V. Tirabassi, M.D.

Pediatric Urology
Christina Kim, M.D.
John H. Makari, MD, FAAP, FACS 

Philip B. Stoddard, M.D., Director of Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic
Charles Castiglione, M.D., FACS
Joyce K. McIntyre, M.D.
Kristin Stueber, M.D.

Peter R. Blier, Ph.D., M.D.
Lawrence Zemel, M.D.

Eric T. Tolo, M.D.

Sports Health and Medicine
Julio A. Martínez-Silvestrini, M.D.
Brianna Santiago, MBA, LATC
Samantha Shirley, MS, LATC

To schedule an appointment, call new patient access at 413-735-1234 or 800-322-5905.