John T. Killian, MD

John T. Killian, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group
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John Killian, MD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Studer Family Children's Hospital Pediatric Orthopedics in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. Killian starts by listening to understand your child and their health. Then, he works with you to create a personalized care plan that is right for your child and your family.

As a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Killian diagnoses and treats injuries and birth defects of children’s bones and joints, including fractures, polydactyly, torticollis, hip dysplasia, bowlegs, knock-knees, cerebral palsy and scoliosis.

Dr. Killian is fellowship-trained and board-certified in pediatric orthopedics. He served as commander and pediatric orthopedic surgeon in the U.S. Naval Medical Corps for four years and then was chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery at Children’s Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham for 12 years. He is a former president of the Alabama Orthopaedic Society, a current member of the Scoliosis Research Society and a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. His research has been published in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, the Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association, Southern Medical Journal and Contemporary Pediatrics..

John Killian, MD, and pediatric orthopedic surgeon Sharon Mayberry, MD, came to Pensacola, having spent two decades as partners at Orthopedics for Kids in Birmingham, Alabama.



  • Uab School of Medicine
  • University of Alabama Som
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Alabama Som


  • Nemours Children's Hospital
  • Nemours Childrens Clinic
  • Unknown


  • UAB- Graduate Medical Education
  • University of Alabama Dept of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Unknown
  • Unknown


  • Naval Medical Center - Portsmouth
  • Naval Medical Center-Portsmouth


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola


  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery


Why Ascension
Ascension doctors are committed to getting to know you. They take time for real back-and-forth conversations with you so they can understand all aspects of you and your life. Because great care starts with seeing your whole picture.
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