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Orthopedics and Surgical Inpatient Care
At Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, our Orthopedics/Surgical Unit provides close monitoring and expert nursing care for children and teens who are recovering from orthopedic, general, urology and craniofacial surgery.
Why Choose Gillette?
- Gillette is one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals in pediatric orthopedics.
- Our providers are some of the Twin Cities’ top experts in craniofacial and plastic surgery.
- We can meet your family’s needs with extensive child and family support services, private patient rooms and a Ronald McDonald Family Room™.
- Our physicians and nurses are among the most highly trained in the nation.
- We believe that a well-designed environment and advanced technology can promote healing.
- Our services include a vast array of medical and surgical specialties.
Care We Provide
Our Orthopedics/Surgical Unit cares for children and teens who are recovering from a variety of surgical procedures. Our nursing staff has special expertise in a variety of areas, including wound care, pain management and rehabilitation. In addition, all patients have access to Gillette’s vast array of medical, surgical and rehabilitative experts.
On the Orthopedics/Surgical Unit, we most often see patients following:
- Cleft lip and palate repair
- Craniofacial distraction osteogenesis surgery
- Surgery for limb-length discrepancy (including distraction osteogenesis or Ilizarov)
- Ponseti method for clubfoot
- Single event multilevel surgery (SEMLS) and various individual orthopedic surgery procedures
- Spine fusion
- Urology surgery
- Vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib (VEPTR) surgery
- Other orthopedic, general, craniofacial and urology procedures
For more information about the conditions we treat at Gillette, search Conditions and Care.
Our Orthopedics/Surgical Unit is designed to provide superior medical care and support family needs. We offer private patient rooms, overnight accommodations and a Ronald McDonald Family Room™.
Locations of Service
For all of our locations, visit Directions and Locations.
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