Pediatric Orthopedics

The prospect of a child undergoing orthopedic treatment or surgery can cause considerable anxiety for parents. Within a kid-friendly setting, our pediatric orthopedic specialists offer families support and comfort. Their expertise and commitment to improving the lives of children with growth and musculoskeletal disorders have led to numerous success stories involving pain-free movement and active childhoods.

Our pediatric orthopedic doctors closely work with experts specializing in a wide range of disciplines from Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. Working in multidisciplinary teams provides a complete and accurate diagnosis and determines an appropriate course of treatment. It is through this collaboration that young patients receive comprehensive care from start to finish.


Loma Linda’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery provides a wide range of pediatric orthopedic surgeries and treatments for infants and adolescents with even the most complex musculoskeletal conditions. Our services include:

Conditions and Treatments
Loma Linda University Medical Center’s orthopedic surgeons specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system for patients of all ages. The department treats a wide range of orthopedic conditions including:

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery is located within the Professional Plaza Building on the LLUMC campus. The address is:

Professional Plaza, Building B
25455 Barton Road, Suite 102B
Loma Linda, CA 92354
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LLUMC’s Department of Orthopedics physicians specialize in surgery, research and clinical consultations. Their expertise and leadership produces better outcomes for patients, improving their mobility and quality of life.


Featured Physicians

•    Gary D. Botimer, MD
•    William P. Bunnell, MD
•    Thomas R. Burgdorff, MD
•    Wayne K Cheng, MD
•    Olumide A. Danisa, MD
•    Eric Gokcen, MD
•    Christoper M. Jobe, MD
•    Martin J. Morrison, MD
•    Scott C. Nelson, MD
•    Wesley P. Phipatanakul, MD
•    Barth. B. Riedel, MD
•    Lorra M. Sharp, MD
•    Hassan M. Syed, MD
•    Barry E. Watkins, MD
•    Montri D. Wongworawat, MD
•    Virchel E. Wood, MD
•    Lee Zuckerman, MD


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