Pediatric Orthopaedics Physicians

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The UF Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute offers the region's most comprehensive pediatric orthopaedics practice.  We provide integrated care for children with problems of the musculoskeletal system.  Our physicians are fellowship-trained pediatric orthopaedic surgeons, and our facility features state-of-the-art imaging and technology.

Conditions we treat include
  • Scoliosis and complex spinal deformities
  • Limb deformities and deficiencies
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Clubfoot and other disorders of the foot
  • Sports injuries in young children
  • Congenital, developmental and
  • neuromuscular conditions affecting the
  • musculoskeletal system
Procedures we perform
  • Spinal fusion and growing rod surgery
  • Spinal tethering for scoliosis
  • Mehta casting
  • Hip preservation surgeries
  • Limb-lengthening surgeries
  • Growth modulation and reconstruction for
  • deformities of the lower extremity
  • Fracture repair and reconstruction
  • Ponseti casting for clubfoot
  • Arthroscopy
  • Surgery for spine, hips and feet related to
  • cerebral palsy


Division Chief
Pediatric Orthopaedics
For Clinic Appointments:

(352) 273-7001

Academic Office:

(352) 273-7362

Sarah Molinari, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Orthopaedics
For Clinic Appointments:


Academic Office:


Joanne "Jodi" M. Duffield, ARNP
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Orthopaedics
For Clinic Appointments:

(352) 273-7001