Pablo Castañeda is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who currently serves as the division chief for pediatric orthopedic surgery at New York University and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital. Originally from Mexico City, and after training in Mexico, the United States and the United Kingdom he returned to his hometown and built a successful and satisfying practice at the Shriners Hospital for Children and the American British Cowdray Hospital in Mexico City. He has been dedicated to helping children and families with all types of musculoskeletal problems and injuries but with a special focus on hip pathology. His focus has been on hip dysplasia in infants, children, adolescents and young adults, Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease and Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis. Including early diagnosis and intervention, highlighting optimization of outcomes for these patients. He has written over 150 peer reviewed publications on various topics, mainly on issues about the hip in children. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Mexican College of Orthopedics and Traumatology, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, the Association of Bone & Joint Surgeons and the Girdlestone Orthopedic society amongst others and was a founding member of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute. After 10 years in practice in Mexico, Dr. Castañeda moved to New York City to become the Elly and Steven Hammerman Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and help open the brand new Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a part of the NYU Langone Medical Center.