Crawford Spine Center

  • Cervical Spine Clinic

    The Cervical Spine Clinic at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is dedicated to treating children and young adults with rare and complex cervical spine conditions using innovative surgical techniques and the latest technology.

    The clinic takes advantage of the depth and breadth of experience and expertise of our surgeons to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to caring for children with even the most complex syndromic disorders.

    Conditions Treated

    Providing a Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Approach

    The Cervical Spine Clinic cares for children with even the most complex syndromic disorders.

    • Bone and soft tissue malformations
    • Charge deletion syndrome
    • Chondrodysplasia punctata
    • Congenital cervical spine anomalies
    • Hurlers Syndrome
    • Intramedullary Tumors
    • Klippel Feil Syndrome
    • Larson's Disease
    • Morquio syndrome
    • Neurofibromatosis 1
    • Os Odontoideum

    Meet the Team

    Orthopaedics: Viral Jain, MD
    Neurosurgery: Francesco Mangano, DO

    Otolaryngology: Ravi Elluru, MD, PhD
    Neuro Anesthesia: John McAuliffe III, MD
    Neurophysiology: C. Dean Kurth, MD
    Interventional Radiology: Blaise Jones, MD
    Neuroradiology: James Leach, MD
    Pulmonary Medicine: Gary McPhail, MD
    Rehabilitation Medicine: Douglas Kinnett, MD

 
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    Larson Syndrome

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    The patient's cervical disorder was found before neurologic deterioration and treated with one operation to decompress and fuse the spine from the front and the back of the neck.

  • Among the Best.
    Our orthopaedics program is consistently ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report. > Awards and Rankings