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HSS Pediatric Fracture and Injury Hotline

1.877.HSS.1KID (or 1.877.477.1543)

Hospital for Special Surgery is pleased to announce the newly established Pediatric Fracture and Injury Hotline. This service offers your patients 24-hour pediatric orthopaedic care under the direct supervision of HSS pediatric orthopaedic nurses, anesthesiologists, and therapists in conjunction with pediatric orthopaedic surgeons.

Each HSS orthopaedic surgeon is fellowship-trained in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and board certified with particular interest and expertise in pediatric orthopaedic trauma and fracture care. They also retain admitting privileges at both Hospital for Special Surgery and at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. The staff at HSS use lightweight waterproof casting materials and the newest and safest techniques in regional anesthesia.

When you call the Pediatric Fracture and Injury Hotline at HSS, the staff will expeditiously coordinate your patient's care. Utilizing the resources of the pediatric orthopaedic ambulatory care center at Hospital for Special Surgery and at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, we provide urgent and emergent orthopaedic care for pediatric patients. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital also offers a specialized pediatric emergency facility and our pediatric orthopedic surgeons treats all major, high-energy pediatric orthopaedic trauma cases originating there.    

The HSS Pediatric Fracture and Injury Hotline sets the standard for pediatric fracture, ambulatory, and emergent care. Contact us directly, toll free, at 1.877.HSS.1KID (or 1.877.477.1543) for questions, consultation, or transfer of patients.


Roger F. Widmann, MD
Chief, HSS Pediatric Orthopaedic Service

John S. Blanco, MD
Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon

Shevaun Mackie Doyle, MD
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon

Daniel W. Green, MD
Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon

David M. Scher, MD
Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon