Charles T. “Chad” Price, MD

Chad, as he prefers to be called, graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, then Baylor College of Medicine followed by Orthopedic Residency at University of Florida and a pediatric orthopedic fellowship at Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta. Then, he returned to Orlando and practiced pediatric orthopedic surgery at Arnold Palmer Hospital for 36 years where he served as Director of Pediatric Orthopedic Education, and as a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at University of Central Florida College of Medicine.

He has authored or co-authored over 100 scientific papers, 20 textbook chapters, and three books on topics including hip dysplasia, Perthes disease, bone lengthening, scoliosis, and fracture management.

Chad served as President of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and President of Association for the Study and Application of the Methods of Ilizarov, NA. He also served four years as Annual Meeting Chairman of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He restored the former Tachdjian course to prominence as the International Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium during his twelve year tenure as its chairman. In 2011, Dr. Price was honored with the Distinguished Achievement Award from POSNA for his contributions to the advancement of orthopedic care for children. For the last 12 years, Chad has managed The International Hip Dysplasia Institute at Arnold Palmer Hospital, which has funded numerous research projects while advancing research, education, and advocacy for the prevention and treatment of hip dysplasia in children and adults.