About Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start in 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace for countless breakthroughs and dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. Built on a foundation of delivering safe, high-quality, family-centered care, the Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives. Today, families facing complex conditions come to CHOP from all over the world, and our compassionate care and innovation has repeatedly earned us a spot on the U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of the nation's best children's hospitals.

A Brand New Day at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Why Choose Us?

At the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, our goal is to provide your family with the most advanced care available. In the lab, at the bedside, and in the operating room, your family’s health is always our focus.

Why Choose CHOP


CHOP in the Community

We believe our community plays an important role in the lives of children. To promote children’s health and support the mission of our pediatric network, we are involved in many activities throughout the community.