Inside Children's Hospital

At Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we're always learning, growing and exploring in our effort to deliver the highest quality, compassionate, family-centered care. Here's what's happening now.

We are really lucky that we got an early diagnosis and could get the medication and gene therapy for SMA.

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Yep, We Did It Again!

For the 15th straight year, we’ve been recognized as an elite pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World’s Report.

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Holiday Boutique

Join us for this year’s Holiday Boutique on Dec. 4 and 5. This is the signature fundraising event for the Women’s Committee of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Surgery Before Birth: Spina Bifida

This video about fetal surgery for spina bifida explains spina bifida treatment options and the benefits of spina bifida surgery before birth.

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Your donation changes lives.

You can change children’s lives by making breakthrough discoveries possible.

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Not Feeling Great? The Visit Can Wait!

Visiting a child in the hospital can be uplifting, but it can also have serious consequences if you're sick.

“It Changed Everything”

 State-of-the-art brain surgery at CHOP reduced Emily’s seizures from 90 per day to zero.

Language Development

Research shows that to better boost your child’s language skills, talk WITH them, not just AT them.

Behind Closed Doors

Why doctors ask to talk to your teen alone — and the long-term benefit it can have on your teen’s health.

Understanding the IEP Process

Federal law lays out the process schools must follow to address a child’s special education needs.

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Find Care, Close to Home

From Lancaster County to the Jersey Shore, you'll find Children's Hospital pediatricians and specialists nearby.

International Patient?

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Call a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia International Care Coordinator today.


Children's Hospital is a Charity

Our work is inspired by childhood, and fueled by charitable donations. We can't do it without you.