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What to expect at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City.

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Specialty clinics

Specialty clinics

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City offers multidisciplinary specialty clinics for patients who benefit from a collaborative approach to care with multiple medical specialists. Coordinated by our care management team of registered nurses and social workers, our specialty clinics bring together a variety of specialists all in one place. Specialists include pediatric practitioners; geneticists; neurologists; ears, nose and throat doctors; gastroenterologists; orthopaedists; and developmental pediatrics. In addition, social workers; child life specialists; physical, occupational and speech therapists; wheelchair and seating specialists; and orthotics and prosthetic services staff are available.

Following each clinic, the team of professionals meets to discuss each child and develop a treatment plan.

Not only do these specialty clinics allow for patient families to benefit from the variety of specialists, these clinics are created as an opportunity for families to come together and network with other families dealing with similar challenges.

For more information about any of our clinics, please call 801-536-3777.

Cerebral palsy clinic

Our weekly ‪cerebral palsy clinic brings together a variety of specialists for our cerebral palsy patients and their families. These include rehabilitative medicine specialists, pediatricians, neurology specialists, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, and wheelchair and seating professionals. Specialized orthotic and prosthetic services are also available. We treat all types of cerebral palsy, mild to severe, including patients with complex cerebral palsy symptoms. Learn more about our cerebral palsy clinic.

Clubfoot clinic

The weekly Utah Clubfoot Clinic specializes in the treatment of clubfoot. A joint venture of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City and the University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics, we offer comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and management of clubfoot for infants and children. Learn more about The Utah Clubfoot Clinic.

Cornelia de Lange syndrome clinic

Supported by the CdLS Foundation, the Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS) clinic meets every spring, and is a valuable resource for families who have a child with this condition. This hugely successful clinic is the first of its kind. Learn more about the CdLS specialty clinic.

Hand clinic

Our hand clinic is held two times each month. Your child will be scheduled with a board certified pediatric hand surgeon who will evaluate and make recommendations, which may include occupational therapy. If you choose to receive these services from us, an occupational therapist will be available to participate in the care of the child. Learn more about our specialty hand clinic.

Infantile scoliosis/EDF casting clinic

Our own internationally renowned orthopaedist, Jacques D'Astous, M.D.,, who trained with Min H. Mehta, M.D., FRCS – the originator of the breakthrough treatment of infantile scoliosis through EDF casting – holds regular clinics to treat children who benefit from this treatment.

Neuromuscular clinic

The monthly neuromuscular clinic at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City brings a wide variety of specialists together for our families. Patients seen at this clinic have a diagnosis that results in related neuropathy and myopathy, such as muscular dystrophy.

Osteogenesis imperfecta clinic

Our quarterly osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) clinic is a valuable resource for families with children with this condition. Learn more about the OI clinic.

Plastics clinic

Children with orthopaedic conditions who would benefit from the services of a plastic surgeon are scheduled for this monthly clinic.

Skeletal dysplasia clinic

The skeletal dysplasia clinic meets three times a year with a variety of specialists on hand for our patients and families.

Special needs car seat clinic

Twice a month, certified car seat and care management staff meet with families who require special needs car seats to ensure safety. Our staff members assess the requirements of the child who has special needs, educates parents on proper car seat usage specific to their medical needs and supervises as the parent installs the seat into their vehicle. Learn more about the special needs car seat clinic.

Spine clinic

Our spine clinic is held twice a week with orthopaedists who specialize in conditions of the spine.