The Spine Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment to thousands of babies, children and teens with spinal deformities, trauma-related spinal conditions, benign and malignant musculoskeletal tumors, genetic cervical spine conditions and other conditions that affect the spine. We offer surgical and non-surgical options to treat pediatric spine conditions, ensuring your child gets the most effective, but least invasive treatment possible.
The Spine Program is a cornerstone of the Division of Orthopaedics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), which is among the top ranked programs in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals, earning the No. 1 spot again in 2021-22. Thanks to their surgical knowledge, clinical experience and innovative research, CHOP’s Spine Program offers a depth and breadth of experience treating spine conditions that is unparalleled in the region.