Pediatric Orthopaedics

As a medical student, Joseph Fusco was diagnosed with cancer. That experience influences the way he treats his young patients every day.

He gave up baseball to become a surgeon. That decision may have saved his life.

Mencio named President of ABOS

Vanderbilt’s Gregory Mencio, MD, has been named president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) following a year as president-elect.

Backpack safety crucial as children return to school

With area schools in full swing and homework assignments piling up, doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urge parents to check their children’s backpacks.

Children and backpacks: lighten up their heavy load

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers backpack safety tips

My daughter had surgery at Children’s Hospital during the COVID-19 changes. Here’s what was different — and what was, thankfully, the same.

Temperature checks and social distancing were very different. The care and concern had not changed at all.

Nicholas Blackmon creates casts to help children heal. He just received a Credo Award for his dedication, positivity and work ethic.

“Nick always says, ‘it will be OK,’ and ‘we got this.’”

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