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Recommended Web sites
- AAOS / POSNA 'Your Orthopaedic Connection'
Home page for Children's Orthopaedics for material aimed at parents to help with common children's issues such as elbow and femur fractures, intoeing, clubfeet, etc. Dr. Oppenheim is a member of both POSNA and AAOS.
- Care of the Spica Cast (Virtual Hospital, Univ. Iowa)
How to care for your child's hip spica
- Dr. Oppenheim's UCLA Directory page
Contact and other information at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Dr. Oppenheim's home institution in Los Angeles.
- Review of Scoliosis
Excellent Review of the general approach to scoliosis, recognition and treatment.
- Shared Responsibility for Your Helath Care Decisions
How we share decisions about your medical care.
- Spasticity--Kidsmove website
Good discussion of the basics of spasticity--what it is, and how to recognize it.
- UCSF Pediatric Orthopedics
Good descriptions of some common pediatric issues including scoliosis, bow legs and knock knees, and developmental dysplasia of the hip. Flat foot and rotatinal abnormalities are also covered.
- William L. Oppenhiem, M.D. (UCLA Contact Information)
Local UCLA / Geffen School of Medicine profile
310 206 6345
Fabiola Flores, Appointments
Marcia Greenberg, Coordinator, Center for Cerebral Palsy
Barbara Habrell, Nurse Practitioneer
Nancy Lopez, Medical Assistant
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