Trude Haecker, MD

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Trude Haecker, MD, is the Medical Director of Global Patient Services at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Care of high-risk infants, Foster care, General practice
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


As the Medical Director of Global Patient Services, Trude Haecker, MD, oversees all medical care for CHOP’s international patients upon acceptance to discharge.  The Medical Director coordinates with CHOP faculty, referring physicians and patients and families to provide excellent pediatric healthcare.

Dr. Haecker’s clinical expertise focuses on complex patients including the comprehensive care of children born prematurely.  She has a vast amount of experience with chronic medical conditions, developmental delays, care coordination and has written extensively in the area of medical and developmental care of young infants and children.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Medical Director, Global Patient Services

Medical Director, Reach Out and Read

Departments and Services