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The Center for Advanced Pediatric Limb Reconstruction and Lengthening

The Center for Advanced Pediatric Limb Reconstruction and Lengthening

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For more information or questions, please call RN Clinical Coordinator Jill Hahn at 314-692-6443, or email


The Center for Advanced Pediatric Limb Reconstruction and Lengthening at Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis takes pride in providing high-quality care in a family-centered environment. We believe every child is unique and treat each as such, so our care is personalized for each patient and family. Our teams of health care professionals work closely together to ensure seamless care for your child. We look forward to serving your child's limb difference needs and answering any and all questions you may have.

Our mission

We have a mission to provide specialized pediatric orthopaedic evaluation, diagnosis and surgical intervention with a collaborative team-centered approach in conjunction with advanced nursing care and therapy services. Our goal is to improve the function, mobility and independence of children in accordance with evidence-based practice, while advancing research in the science of limb reconstruction. This care is provided in a compassionate, patient and family-centered environment, regardless of ability to pay.

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Our patients and families tell it best

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