Why Scottish Rite Hospital?

TSRHC is the right choice for your child’s care

From the moment you walk through the hospital doors framed with bright red crayons and are greeted by one of the 800 volunteers who help make the hospital especially child friendly, you’ll know you’ve come to the right place. From the ever-present smell of popcorn to the colorful artwork created by kids and for kids; from the displays and activities designed to delight your child to the friendly staff always happy to answer your and your child’s questions; this is truly a unique health care experience.

You will experience all of that before you experience the very best reason for choosing TSRHC, the quality patient treatment we provide designed to exceed the expectations of our young patient and their families.

  • TSRHC is a world leader in the treatment of pediatric orthopaedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders, and learning disorders such as dyslexia.
  • U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked the combined TSRHC and Children’s Health℠ pediatric orthopedic program. The program includes 19 TSRHC orthopedic surgeons who care for children with a range of orthopedic conditions at TSRHC, and in collaboration with University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at two Children's Health facilities.
  • Your child’s treatment is provided by physicians who are recognized experts in Pediatric Orthopaedics, Anesthesiology, Rheumatology, Radiology, Developmental Pediatrics and Neurology.
  • TSRHC has exceptional expertise in six Centers for Excellence: Spine, Hand, Clubfoot, Hip, Limb Lengthening and Sports Medicine.
  • TSRHC orthopaedic physicians are at the forefront of their profession, holding appointments at the prestigious UT Southwestern Medical School and are renowned worldwide for extraordinary patient care, leading edge research and outstanding teaching.
  • The TSRHC Medical staff writes the definitive textbook on pediatric orthopaedics used across the world.  Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics: From the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is currently in its fifth edition.
  • Your child benefits from a global network of collaboration. More than 160 TSRHC-trained fellows practice across the USA and six continents. Many hold leadership positions in their institutions.
  • At TSRHC, innovation supports improved care. Our physicians and researchers have been granted 23 patents for unique innovations in patient care.
  • We believe patient care means more than just treatment. TSRHC strives to find causes and move toward cures. For example, TSRHC researchers were the first to identify genes associated Idiopathic Scoliosis.
  • Your child benefits as TSRHC draws from its vast experience treating more than 235,000 patients since its inception in1921.