Welcome!

Our multi-lingual International Patient
Services representatives are here to
help you plan every aspect of a visit
to our hospital.

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Best in the U.S.

The Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia is top ranked by
U.S.News & World Report.

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One Child’s Story

Julia was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy
as a baby, and was treated at CHOP for her
entire life. At the age of 13, doctor’s told her
family she would need a heart transplant.

Read her story »

 

Family Matters

Today, when a family seeks the best medical care for their child, they may look beyond their home country. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has welcomed hundreds of international patients for care in nearly every pediatric specialty.

This website will help you get to know our Hospital, our doctors, our city and the many ways we care for children and their families.

Our family is here to care for yours!

Throughout its long history, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has been known as a leader in family-centered care. This means that while your child is receiving the highest quality medical care, your family will be made to feel safe, welcome and well-informed.

From interpreters to suggestions for places to shop and worship, we have so many ways to help you feel more at home. And you will be active participants in your child’s care – because you are the most important people in your child’s life.

Becoming a Patient: What to expect

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International Patient Services staff members work hard to make your experience coming to CHOP and staying in Philadelphia for your child’s care as easy as possible. Learn more »

Life in Philadelphia

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Whether you’re here for days, weeks or months, we do everything we can to make you feel comfortable and well taken care of as you get to know life in Philadelphia.

 

Contact Us

Reach an International Care Coordinator at:

001-267-426-6298

International Patient Services is a program within the International Medicine department at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Featured Faculty

Many of the physicians at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are world-renowned experts in their fields.

Meet our Patients

Hundreds of international chlidren and their families have traveled to Philadelphia for treatment at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.