• Legg-Calve-Perthes Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

    Legg-Calve-Perthes Center

    The Legg-Calve-Perthes Center at Cincinnati Children’s is comprised of experts with more than 35 years of experience treating children with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. We offer multidisciplinary care for a multidimensional disease. 

    Legg-Calve-Perthes is a disease of the hip in which the head of the femur (thighbone) that sits in the hip joint breaks down. We provide nonsurgical and surgical treatments with the primary goals of preventing deformity and maintaining range of motion of the hip joint.

    Contact Us

    For more information or to make an appointment, call 513-803-LCPC (5272).


  • Kyle's Story


    Kyle Dawson's parents suspected a sledding accident was what was making him limp at the end of the winter in 2011. But doctors diagnosed him with something they had never heard of: Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease.

  • About the Disease

    Learn more about Legg-Calve-Perthes disease and read select journal articles.

    About LCP
  • ABCs of LCP

    Download an explanation of terms you may hear during your child’s evaluation and treatment.

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