Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship

A Full Range of Educational Opportunities for Physicians

Orthopaedics Fellowship Brochure
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The goal of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship Program at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is to provide exceptional training in the identification, management and treatment of pediatric orthopaedic disorders, both operative and non-operative. 

We are committed to training future pediatric orthopedists through our fellowship program at Children’s at Scottish Rite in North Atlanta, Georgia.

Accreditation and Curriculum

Our program has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) since 1992. It offers broad exposure to all facets of pediatric orthopaedics. 

Fellows participate in a full range of educational opportunities, including: 

  • Didactic conferences
  • Case presentation conferences
  • Outpatient specialty clinics
  • Outpatient private practice office experience
  • An abundant volume and array of surgical procedures from all subspecialty areas of pediatric orthopaedics, trauma, inpatient care and teaching

Full Curriculum 


Dr. Wood Lovell established the program at Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children in 1975. The hospital changed their name to Scottish Rite Medical Center in 1989, and in 1998, Scottish Rite Children’s Medical Center merged with Egleston Children’s Healthcare System to form Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. 

Current and past fellows


Annette Melamed
Fellowship Coordinator

Michael T. Busch, M.D. 
Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship Program


The Children’s Orthopaedics Program is ranked among the top pediatric orthopaedic programs in the nation by U.S.News and World Report. Children's is the only pediatric hospital in the nation listed as one of Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For."