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The orthopaedic specialists at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland provide a comprehensive approach to meeting each child’s individual needs through specialized evaluation and treatment. As a team working with parents or guardians, our goal is to restore each child physically, emotionally and socially. A team of professionals evaluate each child to determine and coordinate the best care possible. All care and services are provided regardless of the families’ ability to pay.

Orthopaedic conditions treated

Below is a list of the common conditions treated at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland. Conditions not listed will be considered on an individual case-by-case basis, considering the specialized care provided by the Portland Shriners Hospital. Common orthopaedic conditions treated, include:


  • Absence of a bone or part of a limb, congenital or acquired

Bone defects/disease

  • Congenital pseudoarthrosis
  • Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD lesions)
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI)

Bowed legs

  • Blount’s disease
  • Physiologic
  • Rickets


  • Skeletal dysplasia


  • Absent digits
  • Extra digits
  • Macrodactyly
  • Syndactyly
  • Webbed fingers

Foot problems

  • Bunions
  • Cavus/cavovarus
  • Clubfoot
  • Foot pain
  • Metatarsus adductus
  • Pes planus (flat feet)
  • Tarsal coalition
  • Toe walking


  • Complications after fractures
  • Non-emergent follow-up

Hand problems

  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Radial anomalies (club hand, hypoplasia)
  • TAR syndrome (thrombocytopenia absent radius)

Hip deformities

  • Congenital hip dislocation
  • DDH (developmental dysplasia of the hip)
  • Femoral acetabular impingement (FAI)
  • Legg-Calve Perthes disease
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis


  • Anterior cruciate ligament injury (ACL)
  • Knock knees
  • Meniscus injury
  • Osgood-Schlatter’s disease

Leg-length discrepancies

  • Limb-length inequality


  • Klippel – Feil syndrome
  • Torticollis


  • Erb’s palsy
  • Sprengel’s deformity

Miscellaneous orthopaedic conditions

  • Abnormal gait (walk)
  • Amniotic band syndrome
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Benign tumors of the bone
  • Bone cysts
  • Dwarfism
  • Enchondroma
  • Solitary and multiple hereditary exostosis (osteochondromatosis)


  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisis
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Extra toes
  • Macrodactyly
  • Syndactyly
  • Webbed toes

Collaborative approach to care

The hospital’s approach to working with families includes the ability to find more than just doctors under our roof. Patients who need evaluations and appointments with services such as rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics, radiology, child life, social work, nutrition and more, can find these services readily available at the Portland Shriners Hospital. 

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Specialty clinics

The Portland Shriners Hospital operates specialty clinics in the following areas: