Meet the Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville Team

The experienced pediatric orthopedists with Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, specialize in treating a wide variety of conditions that affect the growing bones and muscles of children and teenagers, from sprains and fractures to birth defects, bone diseases, scoliosis, tumors and other disorders.

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Jennifer Brey, M.D.
Laura K. Jacks, M.D.
Joshua W. Meier, M.D.
Star L. Nixon, M.D.
Kent L. Walker, D.O.

Pediatric Nonsurgical Orthopedics

James Moyer, M.D.

Orthopedics Advanced Practice Providers

Sarah DuPlessis, PA-C
Caroline Johnson, PA-C
Wendy Warren, PA-C
Kait Zagami, PA-C

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