Dr. Susan Griffith specializes in pediatric orthopedics. She has trained extensively in her field and holds a Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she earned her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine. She completed an internship at Frankford Hospital in Langhorne, Pa.
Dr. Griffith successfully undertook her residency at Frankford Hospital and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She rotated through: trauma (Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey); pediatric orthopedics (A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware); orthopedic surgery (Frankford Hospital-Bucks and PCOM); Graduate Hospital and Rothman Institute for Shoulder and Elbow. Dr. Griffith completed a prestigious fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at two Philadelphia institutions: Shriner's Hospital for Children and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.
Dr. Griffith is board certified in orthopedic surgery and holds professional membership in a number of organizations, including the American Osteopathic Association, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, where she served as chairman of pediatric orthopedics in 2006, and the Female Orthopedic Group. Dr. Griffith was honored with the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Fellowship Award in 2007.
Dr. Griffith has presented at numerous professional meetings and symposiums. Her research projects include Fracture Incidence in Breastfed versus Bottlefed Children and Catastrophic Injuries in Cheerleaders.
Dr. Griffith believes in treating the "whole patient." Her philosophy of care is well suited to the community setting of Doylestown Hospital, where the treating doctor who operates on a patient sees the patient both before and after surgery.
Her personal interests include running and competing in triathlons. Dr. Griffith is president of the Buckingham United Soccer Club and coaches a girl's travel soccer team.