Children's Hospital Colorado
Orthopedics Institute
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Orthopedics Institute

The Orthopedic Trauma and Fracture Program at Children’s Hospital Colorado

Dr. Stoneback, wearing blue scrubs, examines a girl's leg while she sits in a wheelchair.Experts in the Orthopedic Trauma and Fracture Program at Children’s Colorado treat traumatic injuries of all kinds—whether it’s one broken bone or a critical injury. Our team of pediatric trauma specialists correct deformities, heal bone infections and mend broken limbs.

Program Director Jason Stoneback, MD, is a traumatologist, which means he's an orthopedic surgeon with special training in the treatment of both simple and complex fractures, as well as wounds and injuries caused by simple accidents or major trauma.

Why choose Children’s Colorado for trauma and fracture care?

Children’s Colorado has the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in the Rocky Mountain region. We care for patients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In one location, your child receives family-focused care from a team of specialists. To ensure complete health, we work closely with experts in other fields such as general trauma care, neurovascular injury, infectious disease, amputation and plastic and reconstructive services.

Specific conditions treated

  • Broken bones
  • Nonunions (a bone that doesn’t heal properly)
  • Malunions (a bone that heals in the wrong position)
  • Bone infections
  • Complex fractures, such as pelvis fractures
  • Post-traumatic deformities
  • Compartment syndrome
  • Limb salvage