If your child has a problem with limb length discrepancy, Dr Abdelgawad can find the best treatment option for him. He has sub specialized in limb lengthening and reconstruction fro Baltimore, MD.
He had lengthened short limbs in many children with great results.
You can schedule a clinic date and Dr Abdelgawad will discuss with you more of your options
Dr Abdelgawad is an expert in limb lengthening and reconstruction. He had a complete one year fellowship of training in this very sophisticated and complicated sub speciality.
Dr Abdelgawad had lengthened many patients with different diagnoses (achondroplasia, post trauamtic LLD, post infectionous LLD)
If you have any question about LLD, contact Dr Abdelgawad at BCLLR@amrabdelgawad.com
One of the cases of Dr Abdelgawad who had achondroplasia and was lengthened was in the local news multiple times (please refer to newspaper interviews to read that article)
Dr Abdelgawad is an expert in doing lengthening of patients with achondroplasia and other dysplasia with short statures. His rate of complications in these cases in minimal. His patients and their parents are very satisfied.
Dr Abdelgawad uses the internal lengthener of the bone (intra medullary lengthening) which allows the patient to avoid the discomfort of the external fixator. He is the only surgeon in El Paso who had used this device so far
You can read in this link what one of Dr Abdelgawad wrote about him:
also you can watch this video about achondroplasia