Department of Surgery

Division of Orthopedics

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Division's Overview

Pediatric orthopedic surgery deals with bone and soft tissue injuries, congenital lesions including the care of spine and skeletal deformities. These include problems related to syndromes and global conditions such as cerebral palsy (CP), spina bifida, neuromuscular lesions, limb deficiency, clubfoot, scoliosis, hip, trauma and fractures.

Division's Services

Bone and soft tissue injuries

Cerebral palsy


Congenital lesions


Limb deficiency

Neuromuscular lesions


Spina bifida

Spine and skeletal deformities

Trauma and fractures

Sidra outpatient clinic location map

“Patients and family members, if you are visiting the Sidra Outpatient Clinic, please follow the directions provided in this map for accurate directions. We ensure this map is always current and updated with any changes in routes.”

The department of Surgery is located on the Plaza Level of the Outpatient Clinic.


Operating Hours

Sunday - Thursday07:00 am - 03:00 pm
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Jason Howard

Division Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery

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David Sigalet

Medical Director Outpatient Center and Department Chair of Surgery

Publications by the division

Comparison of Motor Evoked Potentials versus Somatosensory Evoked Potentials as Early Indicators of Neural Compromise in Rat Model of Spinal Cord Compression

Spine. Accepted 2016 Jun: In press...
Morris S, Howard JJ, Rasmusson D, El-Hawary R

Published: 1 June 2016
Author(s): Jason Howard

Balancing Innovation with Medical Device Regulation: The Case of Modern Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements

Medical Devices: Evidence and Research 2016 Aug;9: 267-275...
Howard JJ

Published: 9 August 2016
Author(s): Jason Howard

Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Spine (RAMISS): A Proof-Of-Concept Study Using Carbon Dioxide Insufflation For Multilevel Posterior Vertebral Exposure

International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. Published ahead of print. 2016 Oct;doi:10.1002/rcs.1781...
Howard JJ, Abi Nahed J, Navkar N, Al Ansari A, Sigalet DL, Zarroug A

Published: 10 October 2016
Author(s): Jason Howard David Sigalet

What does an antenatal ultrasound showing apparently isolated talipes equinovarus mean?

Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2016 Oct; 101:1073–1078...
Huntley JS, Howard JJ

Published: 1 October 2016
Author(s): Jason Howard

Scoliosis in cerebral palsy

Current Paediatric Reviews. 2017; In press...
Howard JJ

Published: 18 January 2017
Author(s): Jason Howard

Events and Activities

Jan 2018

Functional Genomics 2

Jan 9, 2018 - Jan 11, 2018 at 7:30 am - 5:00 pm