CHOP’s Division of Neurosurgery Ranked Among Best in the Nation

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neurosurgeons in operating room The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was just named one of the 2015 “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs,” according to Becker’s Hospital Review.

The Division of Neurosurgery at CHOP offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services to infants, children and adolescents up to age 19. Particular emphasis is placed on treating children with brain and spine tumors. The Division has a robust, NIH-supported tumor research laboratory and is part of a multi-institutional tumor consortium. CHOP also has a large clinical research program in pediatric head injuries and expertise in cervical spinal trauma and other spinal disorders.

The hospitals included in this list are national leaders in neurosciences, providing treatment for patients with various brain and spine conditions. They have received recognition for excellence from various reputable organizations in areas such as neurosurgery, spine surgery and stroke care.

Read the full list.

Watch the video below to meet some of CHOP's pediatric neurosurgeons and learn more about the team's efforts to find cures for pediatric brain tumors through collaborative research.