Norton Children’s Metabolic Bone Clinic

The Norton Children’s Metabolic Bone Clinic was established to address the many health needs of children with metabolic bone diseases, also called metabolic bone disorders. The clinic provides a team approach to coordinated specialty care with the goal of convenience for families. Multiple specialists work together to develop an individualized treatment plan for each child to prevent side effects, including deformity, pain, growth delay, fractures or other bone-related disabilities.

Metabolic Bone Conditions We Treat

We treat all metabolic bone conditions, including:

  • Albright hereditary osteodystrophy (pseudohypoparathyroidism)
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Extraskeletal calcification disorders
  • Fibrous dysplasia (McCune-Albright syndrome)
  • High bone mass disorders (dense bone disorders)
  • Hypophosphatemic rickets, a type of rickets associated with low phosphate levels
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypophosphatasia
  • Hypophosphatemia
  • Juvenile Paget disease
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta (“brittle bone disease”)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Recurrent fractures
  • Rickets
  • Skeletal dysplasias
  • Vitamin D metabolism disorders

 

Specialties Available Through the Clinic

The Norton Children’s Metabolic Bone Clinic core team consists of board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians from the following specialties:

 

Norton Children’s Metabolic Bone Clinic

Novak Center for Children’s Health
Level 7
411 E. Chestnut St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 588-3400

Metabolic Bone Clinic – 3400

Norton Children’s Metabolic Bone Clinic

(502) 588-3400

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