Resources

United Brachial Plexus Network

The United Brachial Plexus Network is a non-profit organization that strives to inform, support, and unite families and those concerned with brachial plexus injuries, its treatment and prevention worldwide. Visit website.

Birth Injury Organization

BirthInjury.Org is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization providing support for those whose lives are touched by brachial plexus injury, whether it’s your own life or the life of a loved one. Here you will find what we believe is the most up to date and complete information on the Web about birth injuries—what they are, how they happen, how they’re treated, how they might be prevented, government services that might be available.  Visit website.

Scott Kozin, M.D. at Shriners Hospital

Scott H. Kozin, M.D., is the chief of staff for Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. His areas of special interest include upper extremity/brachial plexus injuries, spinal cord injuries, congenital differences and upper limb reconstruction. Visit website.

Scott H. Kozin, M.D., is the chief of staff for Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He received an undergraduate degree in computer science from Duke University and earned a medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine. Dr. Kozin completed his residencies in orthopaedic surgery at Albert Einstein Medical Center and Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia. He also completed a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Areas of special interest to Dr. Kozin include upper extremity/brachial plexus injuries, spinal cord injuries, congenital differences and upper limb reconstruction.

Peter Waters, M.D. at Children’s Hospital in Boston

Peter M. Waters, MD is the Orthopedic Surgeon-in-Chief, Orthopedic Center at Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.  He is Director, Brachial Plexus Program; Director, Hand & Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program; and Director, Clinical Effectiveness Research Center. Visit website.

Dr. Peter Waters is co-author of the highly acclaimed Pediatric Hand and Upper Limb Surgery textbook and co-editor of the gold standard pediatric orthopedic textbook, Rockwood and Green: Fractures in Children. He has written extensively in peer-reviewed journals and other textbooks (over 200 publications) and his work has been recognized with society awards. Dr. Waters is recognized nationally and internationally for his clinical and surgical expertise on the hand and upper limb in children and adolescents, especially congenital differences, post-traumatic complications and brachial plexus birth palsies. Patients from near and far come for consultation and care when faced with difficult care dilemmas.

Dr. Waters has been president of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) and is currently co-President of the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Think Tank (IPOTT). He is the John E. Hall Professor at Harvard Medical School and Orthopaedic Surgeon-in-Chief at Boston Children’s Hospital.