Douglas G. Avella, M.D., F.A.A.O.S
Avrum L. Joffe, M.D., F.A.A.O.S

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeons
140 Chestnut Street, Suite 201
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

(201) 612-9988

Services

A child's musculoskeletal system undergoes many changes during the maturation process. Pediatric treatment often differs from what General Orthopedists would suggest for adults.

Pediatric orthopedists have a greater knowledge of growing bones and the complex issues that occur early in a child's development. We provide both surgical and non-surgical procedures for the following issues: clubfoot, hip disorders, scoliosis, trauma/fractures, knee problems, as well as hand, foot and shoulder injuries.

We specialize in sports medicine and have state of the art treatment for small children and adolescents with athletic injuries.

For more information, visit www.posna.org.

  • Clubfoot

    Clubfoot

    Clubfoot A congenital condition in which a baby's foot is twisted out of shape. The tendons on the inside and…

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  • Foot/Ankle Maladies

    Foot/Ankle Maladies

    Foot/Ankle Maladies Foot maladies are among the most common issues that affect children and teenagers because of the complexity of…

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  • Hand

    Hand

    Hand The hand is the most frequently injured part of the body in pediatric and adolescent groups. Most fractures can…

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  • Hip Disorders

    Hip Disorders

    Hip Disorders A number of hip disorders and injuries can affect young children and adolescents. These range from congenital defects…

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  • Knee

    Knee

    Knee Anterior knee pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints among pediatric and adolescent patients. Up to 30%…

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  • Scoliosis

    Scoliosis

    Scoliosis Scoliosis is an abnormal growth in the spinal column, which causes curvature and rotation. Infantile Scoliosis occurs in very…

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  • Shoulder

    Shoulder

    Shoulder Shoulder injuries are common in children because of the frequency of their arm movement and the stress placed on…

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  • Sports Medicine

    Sports Medicine

    Sports Medicine State of the art treatment for athletic injuries in children and adolescents Surgical and non-surgical management of sports…

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  • Trauma/Fractures

    Trauma/Fractures

    Trauma/Fractures Fractures are very common in children. Because of a child's growing bones and growth plates, it is important that…

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