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 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 has over 20 years of experience as a physician at CHOP, she has worked in establishing CHOP’s ambulatory centers and CHOP’s primary care center network. She is also the Medical Director of CHOP’s Reach Out and Read Program.

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