Pediatric Orthopaedics

When your child is experiencing pain or discomfort, it is comforting to have a place to turn for the quality medical care they deserve. That is where we come in. At Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, we proudly provide a wide range of pediatric orthopaedic services. Serving the Middle Tennessee area, our highly skilled physicians are dedicated to helping children feel their very best. Whether your child has scoliosis, a sprained ankle or cerebral palsy, our goal is to help them get on the road to healing as quickly and efficiently as possible. Best of all, you can rest assured that at TOA, your child will always receive care from one of our experienced licensed practitioners--not a student or a resident.


Comprehensive Services

Our unwavering commitment to exceeding the expectations of the children for which we care is part of what makes us an exceptional choice for all of your child's orthopaedic needs. When you visit TOA, you can expect the following:


  • Regional coverage
  • Fellowship-trained pediatric specialists
  • Urgent/walk-in patients welcome
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year emergency room coverage


TOA’s physicians, Mark R. Christoferson, M.D. and Lael M. Luedtke, M.D., are fellowship-trained surgeons in Pediatric Orthopedic care and provide 24/7/365 emergency room coverage.


Pediatric Specialties

As a trusted resource for pediatric orthopaedic care in Tennessee, TOA is equipped to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions:


  • DDH
  • Sprains
  • Scoliosis
  • Fractures
  • Amputations
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Trigger thumb
  • Tarsal coalition
  • Leg deformities
  • Adolescent bunion
  • Patellar dislocations
  • Flat foot and club foot
  • Congenital deformities
  • Curly toes and claw toes
  • Syndactyly and polydactyly
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Osteochondroma and benign bone growths
  • Knee injuries, adolescent knee pain and hip disorders


If your child is in need of high-quality, pediatric orthopaedic care from licensed physicians and surgeons in Nashville, look no further than Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance. We want to help.


Our Pediatric Orthopaedics Physicians