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Scoliosis is a common health condition in older children and teens. It causes a curbe in the spine.

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General Pediatrics Practice

Find a full range of pediatric primary care services, and physicians with expertise dealing with issues affecting adolescents at Floating Hospital for Children's General Pediatrics Practice. Learn more about the services offered and request an appointment today.
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Floating Hospital for Children's Pediatric Neurosurgery Division in Boston uses the latest neurosurgical methods to treat diseases of the nervous system in children.
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Scoliosis and Spinal Deformities Program

The specialized team of the Scoliosis and Spinal Deformities Program at Floating Hospital in Boston work together to provide the best care for children and adults with scoliosis or other spinal deformities, such as kyphosis, myelodysplasia or spondylolisthesis. Learn more and request an appointment today.
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Doctors + Care Team

Stuart V. Braun, MD

Stuart V. Braun, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics; Director, Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Program; Associate Residency Director; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7920
Fax #: 617-636-9107

Scoliosis and spinal deformities, pediatric hip disease, trauma and adolescent sports injuries

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class pediatric teaching hospital shouldn’t make you and your child feel small.  At Floating Hospital for Children our littlest patients are our biggest priority. This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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A child in the pediatric emergency department at Floating Hospital for Children.

Floating Ranks With the Best

The Leapfrog Group gave Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts Medical Center an “A” rating for outstanding patient safety in 2014.

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Floating Hospital for Children has a strong history of innovation.

A Fresh Breath of Air

Floating Hospital for Children began its life as a hospital ship in the Boston Harbor in 1894 before coming onshore permanently in 1931.

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