Paley Institute at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida

The Paley Institute offers patients and visiting surgeons the most technologically advanced limb lengthening and deformity correction treatments available in the world today!

Dr. Paley has dedicated his career to improving the lives of children and adults who suffer from a wide variety of complex congenital, developmental, and post-traumatic orthopedic conditions. In 1986 he journeyed to Kurgan, Western Siberia, where Dr. Gavriil Ilizarov was using external fixators to treat patients with difficult orthopedic problems. His innovation and forward thinking were the impetus behind Dr. Paley’s dream of dedicating his entire practice to this type of work.

Dr. Paley was the first North American to practice the Ilizarov Method and since then has developed over 100 surgical procedures and treated more than 11,000 patients from across the nation and around the world.

In 2009, Dr. Paley opened the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute is unique in that it is a center dedicated exclusively to limb lengthening and the treatment of complex orthopedic conditions.

The Institute’s mission is to provide the best care to patients with bone and joint conditions, from minor fractures to the most complicated limb deformities. As the world leaders in reconstructive orthopedic surgery, we provide patients with the most advanced, innovative treatments customized to their individual needs. We are committed to raising the standard and outcome of orthopedic surgery worldwide.

For over 30 years, we have been providing exceptional healthcare to patients from all over the nation and around the world. Let us provide you with the care that you deserve.

No other medical destination in the world can compare to the Paley Institute. Physicians, specialists and insurance companies around the world refer their patients to the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute particularly when the diagnosis is unclear, the procedure is insurmountable, or even the most common conditions warrant the best of care.

The world-class surgeons and the personalized approach of the Patient Care Coordination Team provide comprehensive second opinions and consultative support for referrers to assure patients achieve the right diagnosis and the right access to care the first time around. As a Center of Excellence in highly complex orthopedic clinical services, the Institute seeks global partnerships to expand its footprint and advocacy through referral treatment, professional consultancy, and physician training that supports the entire lifespan of families in need of orthopedic care.

The level of clinical expertise equals the overflowing compassion and personalized experience delivered by the Patient Care Coordination Team. Families can trust they will receive the world-class comprehensive medical care, and world-class compassion.