Orthopaedic Surgeon in Cleveland, Ohio (OH)

Thomas E. Kuivila MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Location

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk A41
    Cleveland, Ohio, 44195 - United States
    Phone: (216) 444-2606

About Our Practice

Dr. Kuivila was appointed to the staff of the Section of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1995.

After completing his orthopaedic residency at The Cleveland Clinic in 1988, and a pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship at Brown University, Dr. Kuivila spent six years in the United States Air Force Medicals Corps. There he served as the Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Wilford Hall U.S.A.F. Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, and as a consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General.

Dr. Kuivila brings to the Department considerable experience and expertise in the management of acquired and congenital pediatric and adolescent orthopaedic disorders of the spine and extremities.

Dr. Kuivila's special interests include pediatric trauma, leg-length inequality, congenital and acquired scoliosis, and clubfoot surgery. His research interests include bioabsorable fixation, minimally invasive scoliosis surgery, and management of slipped subcapital femoral epiphyses.

Dr. Kuivila is a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
Certifications
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Spinal Deformity
Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Hospital Affiliations
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
 
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