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Welcome to the Paley Advanced Limb Lengthening Institute website. Here you will find all the information you need to make an informed decision about your individualized treatment plan. You will read detailed information about the Paley Advanced Limb Lengthening Institute program at St. Mary’s Medical Center, our dedicated staff of caring professional and finally, learn about amazing location in Palm Beach County.


About Dror Paley, MD

Dr. Paley is the most experienced limb lengthening and deformity correction surgeon in the United States as well as internationally.  With twenty four years of experience, he has pioneered many innovative surgical techniques for the treatment of the following:

  • Progress in and from limb lengthening (PDF)
  • limb-length discrepancy
  • limb deformity
  • congenital deficiencies
  • skeletal dysplasias and dwarfisms
  • non-unions
  • joint preservation
  • complex and rare bone diseases and skeletal abnormalities


Dr. Paley’s remarkable success in reconstruction and preservation of upper and lower limbs in children and adults, has drawn patients from fifty states and more than thirty countries.  Dr. Paley and his team at the Paley Advanced Limb Lengthening Institute are committed to offering patients a customized treatment plan utilizing the most cutting edge treatments available anywhere in the world today.


Dr. Paley's scientific contributions to ResearchGate are rated higher than 95% of other members. ResearchGate is an independent, International forum for scientists and medical researchers. ResearchGate was built for scientists, by scientists, with the idea that science can do more when it's driven by collaboration”


Our Institute provides a wide array of services including office orthopedic consultation, digital diagnostic services, specialized on site physical therapy center, and dedicated operating rooms. We are located in the Kimmel building on the campus of St. Mary’s Medical Center. Our Institute offers a concierge service oriented center of excellence with the facilities of a full service major medical center.


Please call 888-888-3873 or email us at inquiry@paleyinstitute.org


news and media

>Sept 30, 2014, Emma over comes Congenital Femoral Deficiency and inspires with Alcatraz swim


> April 20, 2014, Christopher Journey with Perthes treated by Dr. Paley and team


>TV Show Inside Edition Feb 22, 2013: Miracle Surgery Helps Baby Girls Take Their First Steps


>June 19, 2012, Dr. Paley performs surgery to help Drew Gatten to walk,  a 4 year old boy who suffers from with Tar Syndrome


> 2nd World Congress on External  Fixation & Reconstruction Societies, Sept 5, 2012, click to register  


>March 5, 2012, Dr. Paley's Limb Lengthening interview on CBS Miami News


> Feb 24, 2012, Dr. Paley's interview on the TV show 20/20 Growing 6 inches


> Feb 24, 2012, Tiffany Kenney's ABC New C25 WPBF PRECICE lengthening for limb length discrepancy (LLD)


> Feb 2, 2012, St. Thomas teen among the first to have bone lengthened with new PRECICE procedure


> Jan 4, 2012 Dror Paley is First Surgeon in U.S. to Perform Limb Lengthening with New PRECICE Remote Control Device


> Dec 24, 2011 First North American patient to receive a new leg-lengthening device


> Aug 10, 2011 Toddler from Australia set for rare limb-saving surgery in Palm Beach County,  Palm Beach Post News


> Aug 9, 2011 Australian family travels to West Palm Beach for daughter's unique surgery, WPTV 5 news


> May 11, 2011, Introducing by the Paley Institute an iphone/ipadapp for the Paley Prediction Growth Multiplier Method!!. Click this link for the FREE DOWN LOAD


Use this app to:

1.    Predict Congenital and Developmental Limb length Discrepancy for upper or lower limbs

2.    Calculate growth remaining from any upper or lower growth plate

3.    Calculate timing of epiphysiodesis

4.    Predict height in normals and achondroplasia

5.    Calculate bone length, foot length, and sitting height at maturity

6.    Predict fetal LLD to birth or maturity

Developed by Dr. Dror Paley and Eric Townsend


> Limb reconstruction or amputation provide similar function and quality of life to healthy population (ORTHOPEDICS TODAY APRIL 2011 ISSUE)


> Dr. Paley & His Team Go To Haiti To Save Limbs


Palm Beach Daily News: Wyatt's Journey


FOX 29 News: Miracle Maker Saving Children’s Limbs from Amputation


News Channel 5: Lengthening Legs by 10 Inches

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