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GSSG Centers

GSSG members are located at 31 centers, with over 60 surgeons in 9 countries.

Boston Children's Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
John B. Emans, MD, Michael P. Glotzbecker, MD, Lawrence I. Karlin, MD, Brian D. Snyder, MD

Coordinator
Michael Troy
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5724
Phone: (617) 355-6021

British Columbia Children's Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Firoz Miyanji, MD

Coordinator
Fahimeh Karimi
4480 Oak Street
Vancouver BC V6H 3N1
Phone: (604) 875-2345
Toll-free (BC): (888) 300-3088

Cairo University Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Hazem B. Elsebaie, MD, FRCS

50 Street 79
Maadi
Cairo, Egypt
Phone: 20 10 197 0496

 

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Lindsay Andras, MD, David L. Skaggs, MD

Coordinator
Regina Woon, MPH
Orthopaedics #69
4650 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 361-2843

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Jack Flynn, MD

Coordinators
Didja Hilmara, Susannah Pitt, and Aaron Tatad
Richard D Wood Bldg-2nd Fl
34th St and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Phone: (800) 879-2467

Children's Mercy Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Richard M. Schwend, MD

Coordinator
Julia Leamon, MSN RN CP
1101 W 76th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64114
Phone: (816) 936-6900

 

Children's National

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Matthew Oetgen, MD, MBA

Coordinator
Jonise Handy-Richards
111 Michigan Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20010
Phone: (202) 476-4652

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Alvin H. Crawford, MD, Viral V. Jain, MD, Peter F. Sturm, MD, Eric J. Wall, MD

Coordinator
Lindsay R. Schultz, CCRP
3333 Burnet Avenue
MLC 2017
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Phone: (513) 636-4787

Focos Orthopaedic Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Kwadwo P. Yankey, MD, Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD, Harry Akoto, MD

Coordinator
Henry Osei Tutu
No. 8 Teshie Street Pantang
Accra, Ghana
Phone: +233 24 424 1711

 

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Tenner J. Guillaume, MD, John E. Lonstein, Joseph Perra, MD, Walter Truong, MD, FRCS(C), FAOA

Coordinator
Tonye Sylvanus, Victoria Blake
200 E. University Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Phone: (651) 291-2848

Hacettepe University

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Gokhan Demirkiran, MD, Muharrem Yazici, MD

Coordinator
Sancar Bakircioglu
Dept of Orthopaedics
Ankara, 6100 Turkey
Phone: 90 (312) 305 12 09

Hopital Ste-Justine

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Stefan Parent, MD, PhD

Coordinator
Isabelle Turgeon
3175 Cote Ste-Catherine
Room 7904
Montreal, QC H3T 1C5
Canada
Phone: (514) 345-4876

 

Hospital for Special Surgery

Surgeon Investigator(s)
John Blanco, MD, Daniel W. Green, MS, MD, FACS, Han Kim, MD, Bernard Rawlins, MD, Roger Widmann, MD

Coordinator
Tom Ross
535 E. 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (877) 606-1555

Hospital Universitario La Paz

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Javier Pizones, MD, Marques Sanchez, MD, Francisco Sánchez Pérez Grueso, MD

Coordinator
Lucia Moreno
Paseo de Las Doce Estrellas 5-7
Madrid
Spain
Phone: 91 727 70 00

Johns Hopkins University

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Paul D. Sponseller, MD

Coordinator
Vivian Tran, BS
1800 Orleans St.
Room 7359
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: (410) 502-6442

 

Mott Children's Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Frances A. Farley, MD, Ying Li, MD

Coordinator
Chelsea Graham
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5328
Phone: (734) 647-9663

Nemours Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Suken A. Shah, MD

Coordinator
Geraldine Neiss, Petya Yorgova, MS CCRP
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19899
Phone: (302) 651-5904

Orthopediatrica

Surgeon Investigator(s)
David M. Farrington, MD

Coordinator
Maria Del Mar Del Pozo Balado
Camino Del Silo S/N Expolocal
Seville 41012
Spain
Phone: 34 696 80 18 29

 

Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD, Gregory M. Mundis, Jr., MD, Peter O. Newton, MD, Burt Yaszay, MD

Coordinator
Aileen Laurente
3030 Childrens Way
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 576-1700 ext. 3376

Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Christina Hardesty, MD, George H. Thompson, MD

Coordinator
Connie S. Poe-Kochert, BSN CNP
11100 Euclid Avenue
Department of Orthopaedics
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: (216) 844-5420

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Karen S. Myung, MD, PhD

Coordinator
Andrea Hudgins, CCRC
705 Riley Hospital Dr., ROC 4250
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 274-1174

 

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Adrian C. Gardner, FRCS, David S. Marks, FRCS, Jwalant Mehta, FRCS, Matthew Newton Ede, FRCS

Coordinator
Eleanor Keeling
Bristol Road South
Birmingham, WM B31 2AP
United Kingdom
Phone: 0121 685 4316

Starship Children's Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Haemish Crawford, FRACS, John AI Ferguson, FRACS

Coordinator
Emanuela Crua
2 Park Rd, Grafton
Auckland, 1023
New Zealand
Phone: 64 307 4949 ext. 22492

Texas Children’s Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Frank T. Gerow, MD, FAAP

Coordinator
Hayley Peoples, MPH
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 832-822-0616

 

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Charles E. Johnston, MD, Amy McIntosh, MD, Brandon Ramo, MD

Coordinator
Dong-Phuong Tran, MS
2222 Welborn St.
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 559-7565

Turku Children's Hospital

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Ilkka J. Helenius, MD, PhD

Coordinator
Hanna Oksanen, RN
Kiinamyllynkatu 4-8
Turku 20520
Finland
Phone: +358 707599395

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Surgeon Investigator(s)
David Bumpass, MD, Richard E. McCarthy, MD

Coordinator
Lynn McCullough, RNP, MNSc, ONC
4301 W Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: (501) 686-8000

 

University of Florida

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Laurel Blakemore, MD, Sarah Molinari, MD, Michelle Bruner

Coordinator
Sarah Anne Phillips, MPH
3450 Hull Road
Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation
Gainsville, FL 32607
Phone: (352) 273-7343

The University of Hong Kong

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Kenneth MC Cheung, MD, Jason Pui Yin Cheung, MBBS, MMedSc, FRCS

Coordinator
Karen Kar-Lum Yiu
Dept of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam
3/F Professorial Block
Hong Kong
Phone: 29740239

University of Rochester

Surgeon Investigator(s)
James O. Sanders, MD

Coordinator
Christina Vasquez and Raechel Crosby
Dept. of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 341-9305

 

Washington University School of Medicine

Surgeon Investigator(s)
Scott J. Luhmann, MD

Coordinator
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Kirsten Brouillet
660 S. Euclid Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 454-5233

Coordinator
Shriners Hospital for Children, St. Louis
Deborah A. Szymanski, RN
4400 Clayton Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 872-8342 ext. 1102