Leaders in the field of pediatric orthopedics, our passionate team of physicians, surgeons, nurse practitioners and staff are at the forefront, providing the most advanced treatment to the children in our community, and beyond.
Singularly focused on delivering the highest standards of treatment in children’s orthopedics. From common fractures to rare musculoskeletal conditions, our team provides unparalleled orthopedic care.
As part of its commitment to advancing pediatric orthopaedics worldwide, Rachel Thompson, M.D., of Orthopaedic Institute for Children, has traveled to Colombia to give children in that country the chance to grow well and play well as all children should. Dr. Thompson is associate director of the UCLA/OIC Center for Cerebral Palsy.
Young athletes present unique challenges to athletic trainers due to the repetitive and high strain they put on their bodies during what is often a year-round schedule of sporting activities in Southern California. To help further educate these trainers with the latest knowledge on how to properly identify and treat the common injuries they see in young athletes, Orthopaedic Institute for Children will host its annual Sports Medicine Conference at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica on Saturday, April 13.
Browse our library, explore and download materials on symptoms and treatment options for everything from ankle sprains to spondylolisthesis.
Our quest for knowledge never stops. Home to two renowned orthopaedic research centers, OIC is globally celebrated for advancing children’s orthopaedics through comprehensive care and leading-edge research.