Listen to our episode on Early Onset Scoliosis as Dr. Matthew Landrum gives us an excellent overview! 

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Dr. Landrum is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Pediatric Orthopaedics. He provides both non-operative and operative treatment to improve function, prevent disability, and reduce pain. He has special interests in complex spine deformity and scoliosis, hip dysplasia, lower extremity complaints, and trauma.

Dr. Landrum was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana. He attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and completed medical school at LSU in New Orleans. He then moved to Dallas, Texas where he completed his residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. While training at Parkland gave him significant experience in adult orthopaedic trauma, he did his pediatric orthopaedic training at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRH) and Children’s Medical Center. At the end of residency, he attained further pediatric orthopaedic experience at Starship Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand. After residency, Dr. Landrum performed a pediatric orthopaedic fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Goal of episode: To develop a baseline knowledge on early onset scoliosis.

We cover:

  • -Congenital scoliosis
  • – Juvenile scoliosis
  • – Clinical presentation
  • – Pertinent imaging findings
  • – Bar v hemivertebrae
  • – curves at high risk of progression
  • + more