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.

After open heart surgery, I knew she would grow, get faster, be better, and I felt so much gratitude.

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CHOP's Pediatrics Department Ranked Best in U.S. for 2020

For the seventh consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Department of Pediatrics at CHOP as No. 1.

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31-Day Challenge

Join the 31-Day Challenge and get active during May to support breakthroughs at CHOP!

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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.

Responsive Neurostimulation to Control Seizures

AJ’s life was relatively uncomplicated until age 14, when he received a life-changing diagnosis of epilepsy.

Is Sunscreen Safe?

Are the chemicals in sunscreen harmful? Should parents be concerned? Dr. McMahon provides answers.

Seasonal Allergies: Keeping Symptoms in Check

Learn how to keep your child comfortable during allergy season.

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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.