Specialists and Care Centers

Pediatric Scoliosis Specialists and Care Centers

Northwestern Medicine brings together board-certified physicians1 and highly trained and experienced specialists from many disciplines to bring your family a complete continuum of care, so your child can return quickly to the activities he or she enjoys.

Your Northwestern Medicine orthopedic team for scoliosis treatment may include:

  • Board-certified orthopaedic surgeons1
  • Registered nurses specializing in orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedic specialists from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago including sports medicine specialists, neurologists and radiologists
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Advanced practice nurses and physician assistants dedicated to orthopaedic care
  • Medical imaging technicians
  • Child Life specialists

Most Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedic nurses have earned board certification in orthopedics to validate their skill, knowledge and abilities to support the best patient outcomes. This is a measure of their knowledge, expertise and commitment.

Northwestern Medicine has also achieved Magnet® recognition3 for excellence in nursing services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.4

Click here to learn more about the Center for Comprehensive Orthopaedic and Spine Care.

Specialists at the Center for Orthopaedic and Spine Care can also be seen at the following locations:

Northwestern Medicine River Forest
420 Thatcher Ave.
River Forest, IL 60305

Northwestern Medicine Elmhurst
1200 S. York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

The Northwestern Medicine Spine Center

The Spine Center, part of the Center for Comprehensive Orthopaedic and Spine Care (CCOSC) at Northwestern Medicine Glenview Outpatient Center uses the latest techniques to treat acute and chronic spinal disorders. The Spine Center specialists provide physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurological surgery, neuroradiology and neuropsychology. By making use of leading-edge techniques and technology, regenerative- and nanotechnology-based bone graft substitutes, computer-navigated surgery, minimally-invasive spine surgery and stereotactic radiosurgery, the Northwestern Medicine Spine Center offers programs for the management of:

  • Spinal deformity
  • Spine oncology
  • Degenerative disk disease
  • Failed neck or back surgery syndrome
  • Peripheral nerve compression syndromes
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Rheumatologic disorders of the spine
  • Spinal fractures and other traumatic injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Sports-related back and neck injuries

To schedule an appointment at the Lake Forest Hospital CCOSC, please call 847.535.8500.

To schedule an appointment at the Glenview CCOSC, please call 847.724.4536.

We’ve partnered with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago4, one of the nation’s top-ranked children’s hospitals, to provide the highest quality care for children. Our hospitalists from Lurie Children's are available onsite at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, 24 hours a day, every day of the year to care for special need situations or provide consultations.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital provide access to more than 140 board-certified pediatric specialists, including pediatric orthopaedic surgeons.

Legal Information

In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, some of the physician(s) and/or individual(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.


Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.


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