OrthoPediatrics’ Case for a Kid-Focused Orthopedic Business

ARTICLE SUMMARY:

Backed by a deep-pocketed family fund, 12-year-old OrthoPediatrics is successfully building a brand in the largely overlooked niche of pediatric orthopedics. The company’s recent acquisition of Vilex shows its growing confidence, and also underscores the necessity of a “stick-to-the-knitting” strategy in a field that many believe has limited potential.

Peter Armstrong, MD, had a long career in academic medicine as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon before becoming the chief of staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children, with responsibility for overseeing clinical care nationwide in 2007, when several executives from OrthoPediatrics Corp. unexpectedly called on him at his offices in Tampa, FL.

This article is restricted to subscribers only.

To continue reading, select one of the options below:

Existing Subscriber?

Sign In to continue reading.


Need Multi-User Access?

Gain access for your entire organization.

Get Quote Check to see if your company already has access

Subscribe to MedTech Strategist:

Actionable intelligence exploring the people, challenges, and opportunities impacting the global medtech community.

Subscribe to MedTech Strategist
Subscribe to ELITE Strategist

Become an ELITE Strategist and unlock access to both MedTech Strategist and MTS Market Pathways.

Subscribe to Elite

Questions?

We're here to help! Please contact us at: