Scottish Rite Hospital doctor and researcher at dinner in China.

Jun 30, 2017 / Research & Innovation

Scottish Rite Hospital Staff in Beijing for International Meeting

Scottish Rite Hospital is known around the world for its expertise in treating children with orthopedic conditions. Our doctors and researchers travel the globe to educate and share their latest research with fellow medical professionals in order to bring better treatment to children everywhere.

This week, two members from the hospital are in Beijing at the 3rd China International Forum of Pediatric Development (CIFPD). This conference brings together pediatric specialists from across the world to advance international pediatric development and collaboration. The meeting includes keynote speakers and presentations on various topics in pediatric health.

Our Medical Director of Ambulatory Care, Brandon A. Ramo, M.D., and researcher Johnny Zhang, M.D.* were invited to give presentations regarding scoliosis. Ramo, Zhang and other spine experts from across the globe are discussing their latest innovations for the treatment of children with severe spinal deformities. “This is a great opportunity to collaborate with other specialists and share our research”, says Ramo. “It is an honor to be invited to such a prestigious meeting with the sole purpose of bringing better care to children, both in the U.S. and all over the world.”

Presentations from Scottish Rite Hospital include:
· Halo Traction for the Treatment of Children with Severe Scoliosis
· Predicting Growth and Curve Progression in the Young Patient with Scoliosis
· Scottish Rite Hospital’s use of Mehta casting for Infantile Scoliosis
· Selection of levels in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

As an institution, it is a privilege to be known as leaders in pediatric orthopedics. We’re committed to traveling the globe in order to share research and innovation. This conference, along with others our staff attend throughout the year, not only allow the hospital to share their expertise, but also gives our staff the opportunity to learn in order to bring the best care possible to each of our patients.

Please click here to learn more about our spine research. 

*Medical Degree from Tianjin Medical University, China

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