Specialized Spine Team
Our devoted Pediatric Spine Team is composed of the surgical team, led by Dr. Karen Myung, Medical Director, the pain management team, board-certified pediatric nurses, and physical therapists.
St. Rose Dominican Siena Hospital is pleased to announce the launch of the first Pediatric Spine Program in Henderson.
Scoliosis is a common condition in children and teens where the spine curves sideways.
Kyphosis is a condition in children and teens where the spine curves outward, causing hunching of the back.
Spina Bifida is a condition where the spine and spinal cord do not develop properly.
Spondylolsis: stress fracture in the lower back, usually from repeated stress or genetics.
Spondylolisthesis: dislocation of one vertebra over the one below it, due to untreated Spondylolsis.
St. Rose Dominican - Siena Hospital is home to the only pediatric spine program in Henderson. The program treated over 170 patients and complements the other pediatric services offered at Siena including the Children's Emergency Room, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Pediatric Unit and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).