Dr. Kenneth Powell is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Lake Charles, LA. Dr. Powell specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system in children. As a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Powell tends to childrens bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons can treat newborns to teenagers. Some conditions Dr. Powell treats include gait abnormalities like limping, limp and spine deformities, broken bones and bone and joint infections.
Education and Training
Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med 2007
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