Dr. Roger Widmann Dr. Roger Widmann, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, has served as the Chief of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery since 2004. During his many years in practice, Dr. Widmann has focused primarily on both surgical and non-surgical treatments for children’s spinal irregularities, certain orthopedic birth defects, as well as orthopedic limb deformities.
1133 WESTCHESTER AVENUE, WHITE PLAINS, NY
NEW YORK, New York 10605 New York
Orthopedic Surgeon
Words cannot express how impressed my family is with this incredible doctor. My 12 yr old daughter had spinal fusion T2-L3. Dr. Widmann did an exceptional job from start to finish. My daughter had seen two other surgeons prior to him. She was brought to tears by how he treated her with such respect and dignity. He was the first doctor who actually spoke directly to her. Shook her hand and asked her if she had anymore questions. Explained everything and without any pressure. Results are amazing!. Dr. Widmann performed scoliosis correction surgery on my 13 year old daughter. Dr. Widmann and his team made us feel completely at ease despite the circumstances. The surgery was a huge success - we are 7 months post surgery and have had no issues at all. Our daughter is a competitive soccer player and she was back on the pitch exactly when Dr. Widmann said she would be. Everyone is amazed by how quickly and how well she recovered. Could not have asked for a better experience or outcome! My 13 Year old Daughter had surgery done by Doctor Widmann @ the hospital for Special surgery. The surgery was completed at about 3:00 P.M. on Monday, Friday at 11:00 A.M. She walked out of the hospital, Well by Law the hospital was required to wheel her down to the car but she easily could have walked. She left with very little pain. It has now just been 2 weeks and she is very active, too active in my opinion but regardless recovery has been the exact opposite as I had expected. The Hospital for special surgery was amazing, in every aspect from the janitors right up to the head Doctor. Nursing staff, Therapists, food service, every employee of the hospital were the most respectful, caring and amazing people I have ever met. Even the food was great, healthy, well put together meals, as I also ate every meal of the day there also. I would recommend 100% Dr. Roger Widmann & The Hospital for special surgery My daughter was recently operated on by Dr. Widmann for severe scoliosis. Dr. Widmann provided us with all the info we needed to make the best decision for our daughter. We felt extremely comfortable having him do the surgery and her results have been nothing short of amazing. I would highly, highly recommend Dr. Widmann.
Rating: 5 / 5 stars
Welcome to our Nursery School!
123, New Lenox Chicago, IL 60606
Call Us Free123-456-7890

SYNDROMIC SCOLIOSIS

Syndromic scoliosis is a form of scoliosis which occurs as a byproduct of any number of syndromic diseases, both genetic and non-genetic disorders. Common disorders which cause syndromic scoliosis are Marfan Syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and other connective tissue disorders, like muscular dystrophy. One of the issues with identifying syndromic scoliosis is that there are rarely any specific symptoms that may serve as identifying markers. Also, syndromic scoliosis patients rarely exhibit pain, but may have a tendency towards moderate to severe discomfort, or the inhability to sit or stand properly.

Generally, in order to identify syndromic scoliosis especially in children, Dr. Widmann will order the patient to be screened for certain underlying syndromes that are commonly known to cause scoliosis – once the right syndrome or disorder is found, only then will the screening process for scoliosis begin. Usually, patients are MRI’d or X-Ray’d periodically, checking for changes in the spine’s curvature over time in order to understand the progression.

COPYRIGHT © ROGER F. WIDMANN, MD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.