The Children’s Hospital Youth Sports Medicine program offers comprehensive care for young athletes with sports-related injuries or other sports-related problems. The clinic is staffed by pediatricians and pediatric orthopaedic specialists who are knowledgeable of the unique needs of children. Patients will have availability of the full array of orthopaedic services offered through Children’s Hospital. In addition to outpatient services, emergency care, surgery and other inpatient services and procedures are also offered as needed. Children’s Hospital also has a comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit, a Spinal Unit, physical and occupational therapies. Also available on-site are X-ray, CAT scan, and MRI services.
Tony Gonzales, M.D. Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Children's Hospital Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
Professional School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
Specialty Training: Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL Scottish Rite Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Special Interests: Adolescent and childhood sports injuries, scoliosis, neuromuscular scoliosis