The Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care revolutionizes care for children, standing as the nation’s most state-of-the-art facility for outpatient medicine. Located on the Raymond G. Perelman Campus, the 12-story Buerger Center has been designed to reduce stress for patients and their families and provide a smooth, efficient experience.
Services at the Buerger Center
Some of the departments currently scheduling appointments at the Buerger Center include:
- Oncology and hematology: Outpatient oncology and hematology appointments take place on the 3rd floor of the Buerger Center, where you’ll also find the Alex Scott Day Hospital, which is surrounded with windows for lots of natural light.
- The Center for Childhood Communication: The Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology departments are seeing patients on the 5th floor, which is uniquely equipped to accommodate patients and visitors with hearing loss and communication disorders.
- The Division of Otolaryngology: The Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders, Pediatric Voice Program, Cochlear Implant Program and the Skull Base Surgery Program are all located on the 5th floor of the Buerger Center.
- Radiology, imaging and sedation: The Buerger Center’s sedation and imaging center is on the 2nd floor and has a mock MRI room, where Child Life specialists can prepare children for procedures.
- Endocrinology and Diabetes: Our Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes and our Diabetes Center for Children now see patients on the 7th floor.
- Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition: Our Center for Celiac Disease, Center for GI Motility, Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease, General Diagnostic GI Program, Home Parental Nutrition Program, Intestinal Rehabilitation Program, and our liver disease and transplant programs are located on the 6th floor.
- Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation: Orthopaedic and sports medicine services are provided on the 4th floor, along with rehabilitation services including occupational and physical therapy and our Spina Bifida Program and Cerebral Palsy Program.
- Neurology and Neurosurgery: Outpatient neurology and neurosurgery appointments take place on the 10th floor, with services including EEG testing, the Dietary Treatment Program, Friedreich’s Ataxia Program, Leukodystrophy Center, and Neuromuscular, Epilepsy, Headache, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuro-Oncology, and Stroke Programs.
- The Division of Nephrology: Comprehensive medical consultations and evaluations for children with renal diseases, hypertension and more are available on the 9th floor.
When scheduling an appointment at CHOP’s Main Campus location, you will be told where your child’s visit will be held, whether at the Main Hospital, Wood Center, Seashore House or Buerger Center. If you are unsure of where your appointment will take place, please check with the appropriate department.
Location and parking
The Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care is on Civic Center Boulevard just south of the Main Hospital. To access parking, turn left from Civic Center Boulevard into Driveway B and follow signs to Garage B.
About the Buerger Center
The Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care was made possible by charitable donations, including a landmark $50 million gift from the Buerger family. The building features:
- Clinical neighborhoods that group together related specialties.
- A design that makes it easy for you to find your way around the building.
- Spacious, light-filled waiting rooms for patients and families.
- “Wait. Play. Learn.” areas for educational play before and between appointments.
- A 1,500-vehicle garage to make arrival and departure a simple and pleasant experience
- Several food and snack options