Nasdaq Welcomes OrthoPediatrics Corp. (Nasdaq: KIDS) to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OrthoPediatrics Corp. (Nasdaq:KIDS), the only medical device company focused exclusively on providing a comprehensive product offering to the pediatric orthopedic market in order to improve the lives of children with orthopedic conditions, rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market.

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OrthoPediatrics Corp. designs, develops and commercializes innovative orthopedic implants and instruments to meet the specialized needs of pediatric surgeons and their patients. They currently serve three of the largest categories in this market, and estimate that the portion of this market that they currently serve represents a $2.5 billion opportunity globally, including over $1.1 billion in the United States. Children’s skeletal anatomy and physiology differs significantly from that of adults, which affects the way in which children with orthopedic conditions are managed surgically. OrthoPediatrics Corp. sells the broadest product offering specifically designed for children with orthopedic conditions.

“OrthoPediatrics Corp. addresses an unmet market need,” said Nelson Griggs, President of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. “They have developed a deep understanding of the unique nature of children’s clinical conditions and surgical procedures and we are thrilled to work with a company making such disruptive changes in their industry.”

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