Adam C. Young, MD
Alan C. League, MD
Albert Knuth, MD
Alejandra Rodriguez-Paez, MD
Alexander E. Michalow, MD
Alexander Gordon, MD
Alexander J. Tauchen, MD
Alexander M. Crespo, MD
Alfonso Bello, MD
Ami Kothari, MD
Amy Jo Ptaszek, MD
Anand Vora, MD
Andrea S. Kramer, MD
Andrew J. Riff, MD
Angela R. Crowley, MD
Angelo Savino, MD
Anthony Savino, MD
Anuj S. Puppala, MD
Ari Kaz, MD
Ashraf H. Darwish, MD
Ashraf Hasan, MD
Bradley Dworsky, MD
Brian Clay, MD
Brian J. Burgess, DPM
Brian R. McCall, MD
Brian Schwartz, MD
Brian Weatherford, MD
Brooke Vanderby, MD
Bruce Summerville, MD
Bryan Waxman, MD
Bryant S. Ho, MD
Carey E. Ellis, MD
Carla Gamez, DPM
Cary R. Templin, MD
Charles L. Lettvin, MD
Charles M. Lieder, DO
Chinyoung Park, MD
Christ Pavlatos, MD
Christian Skjong, MD
Christopher C. Mahr, MD
Christopher J. Bergin, MD
Craig Cummins, MD
Craig Phillips, MD
Craig S. Williams, MD
Craig Westin, MD
Daniel M. Dean, MD
David Beigler, MD
David Guelich, MD
David H. Garelick, MD
David Hamming, MD
David Hoffman, MD
David M. Anderson, MD
David Raab, MD
David Schneider, DO
Djuro Petkovic, MD
Douglas Diekevers, DPM
Douglas Solway, DPM
E. Quinn Regan, MD
Eddie Jones Jr., MD
Edward J. Logue, MD
Ellis K. Nam, MD
Eric Chehab, MD
Eric L. Lee, MD
Evan A. Dougherty, MD
Garo Emerzian, DPM
Gary Shapiro, MD
Giridhar Burra, MD
Gregory Brebach, MD
Gregory J. Fahrenbach, MD
Gregory Portland, MD
Harpreet S. Basran, MD
Holly L. Brockman, MD
Inbar Kirson, MD, FACOG, Diplomate ABOM
Jacob M. Babu, MD, MHA
Jalaal Shah, DO
James M. Hill, MD
James R. Bresch, MD
Jason G. Hurbanek, MD
Jason Ghodasra, MD
Jason J. Shrouder-Henry, MD
Jeffrey Ackerman, MD
Jeffrey Goldstein, MD
Jeffrey Staron, MD
Jeffrey Visotsky, MD
Jeremy Oryhon, MD
Jing Liang, MD
John H. Lyon, MD
Jonathan Erulkar, MD
Jordan L. Goldstein, MD
Josephine H. Mo, MD
Juan Santiago-Palma, MD
Justin Gent, MD
Justin M. LaReau, MD
Kellie Gates, MD
Kermit Muhammad, MD
Kevin Chen, MD
Kris Alden MD, PhD
Leah R. Urbanosky, MD
Leigh-Anne Tu, MD
Leon Benson, MD
Lori Siegel, MD
Lynn Gettleman Chehab, MD, MPH, Diplomate ABOM
Marc Angerame, MD
Marc Breslow, MD
Marc R. Fajardo, MD
Marie Kirincic, MD
Mark Gonzalez, MD
Mark Gross, MD
Mark Hamming, MD
Mark Mikhael, MD
Matthew L. Jimenez, MD
Mehul H. Garala, MD
Michael C. Durkin, MD
Michael Chiu, MD
Michael J. Corcoran, MD
Michael O'Rourke, MD
Nathan G. Wetters, MD
Nikhil K. Chokshi, MD
Paul L. Goodman, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA
Peter Hoepfner, MD
Peter Thadani, MD
Phillip Ludkowski, MD
Priyesh Patel, MD
Rajeev D. Puri, MD
Rhutav Parikh, MD
Richard J. Hayek, MD
Richard Noren, MD
Richard Sherman, MD
Ritesh Shah, MD
Robert J. Thorsness, MD
Roger Chams, MD
Ronak M. Patel, MD
Scott Jacobsen, DPM
Sean A. Sutphen, DO
Serafin DeLeon, MD
Shivani Batra, DO
Stanford Tack, MD
Steven C. Chudik, MD
Steven J. Fineberg, MD
Steven Jasonowicz, DPM
Steven M. Mardjetko, MD
Steven S. Louis, MD
Steven W. Miller, DPM
Surbhi Panchal, MD
T. Andrew Ehmke, DO
Taizoon Baxamusa, MD
Teresa Sosenko, MD
Theodore Fisher, MD
Thomas Gleason, MD
Timothy J. Friedrich, DPM
Todd R. Rimington, MD
Todd Simmons, MD
Tom Antkowiak, MD, MS
Tomas Nemickas, MD
Van Stamos, MD
Vidya Ramanavarapu, MD
Wayne M. Goldstein, MD
Wesley E. Choy, MD
William P. Mosenthal, MD
William Vitello, MD
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Pediatric Orthopedic Care

We take every child’s healing very seriously. Kids and teens aren’t just little grown-ups. Their small joints and growing bones and muscles require specialized care.

Each year, IBJI cares for thousands of young patients with orthopedic concerns, ranging from minor sports injuries, such as sprains and concussions, to more serious musculoskeletal ailments, such as fractures and torn ligaments.

Known for their excellence and compassion, our fellowship-trained pediatric orthopedic physicians, nurses, and staff collaborate to diagnose, treat, and manage any bone, joint, or muscle problem, whether your child has a sprained ankle, difficulty walking, sports injury, minor/major fracture or congenital abnormality.

Pediatric Orthopedic Treatments

IBJI offers a full range of pediatric orthopedic treatments and services for children and teens with sports injuries, musculoskeletal conditions, and specialized pediatric orthopedic health problems, including:


  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
  • Limb Length Discrepancy
  • Lupus & Immune Diseases
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondroma
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rickets
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine & Back Injuries
  • Tendonitis


Meet IBJI’s Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons

IBJI’s team of pediatric physicians and staff have extensive experience and knowledge when it comes to the care and healing of youth patients.

Albert Knuth, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Steven M. Mardjetko, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Spinal Deformity and Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Andrea S. Kramer, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Todd Simmons, M.D.
Todd Simmons, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

OrthoHealth: Prevent Injuries with Better and Healthier Habits

IBJI is committed to treating patients when problems arise and helping patients live better, healthier lives to prevent injuries in the future. OrthoHealth uses a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach that includes optimizing nutrition, reducing stress, promoting pain-free movement, and improving sleep habits. OrthoHealth is designed to meet patients and their families where they are and tailor an individualized plan focusing on reasonable and sustainable changes that help optimize their long-term health.

Patients in the OrthoHealth program have access to many IBJI resources, including physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, registered dietitians, and certified health coaches.

Dr. Lynn Chehab

Dr. Lynn Gettleman Chehab

IBJI’s Pediatric OrthoHealth program is led by Dr. Lynn Gettleman Chehab– pediatrician, public health specialist, and certified weight-management physician

If your child needs specialized pediatric care, find an IBJI location near you.

Get Orthopedic Care for Your Child

Kids have unique needs. Seek care from specialists who are experienced and dedicated in child- and teen-friendly orthopedic care.

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IBJI’s pediatric orthopedists specialize in treating childhood musculoskeletal disorders.

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Meet Illinois Bone & Joint Institute’s Pediatric Orthopedists

IBJI pediatric orthopedic doctors provide a comprehensive range of repair treatments and procedures for the youngest of patients. Our team’s success is based on an in-depth understanding of the entire body’s problems problems , combined with an appreciation of each patient’s functional requirements and needs while always maintaining open avenues of communication.
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