New Partnership with St. Mary’s Medical Center in Langhorne
A new partnership with St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, PA, enhances neonatal care and pediatric emergency care for families in the region. Under the agreement, CHOP provides around-the-clock physician staffing for the St. Mary Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and 24/7 pediatric coverage within its emergency department. Find location details »
Find Specialized Clinical Programs for Patients
Did you know that CHOP has a wide variety of multidisciplinary programs and clinics that are focused on specific conditions and pediatric health issues? If you are looking for collaborative, specialized care to help manage a patient with a particular condition, we encourage you to check out our list of specialty programs and services, or ask your physician liaison for guidance. In addition to Main Campus, many of these programs are available throughout our network locations. Learn more »
Expanded Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services
CHOP’s Center for Rehabilitation is now offering pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation services at CHOP’s Specialty Care Centers in Virtua, NJ, and King of Prussia, PA. Rehab physicians will provide on-site comprehensive assessments of children with physical disabilities including cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders, head and spinal cord injuries and more, making recommendations for appropriate rehabilitation interventions.
The Virtua clinic will be held the first and third Mondays and Thursdays of each month. King of Prussia will be the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Find rehab services »
Management of Chronic Abdominal Pain in Children
Find recommended steps for the evaluation and treatment of children with chronic abdominal pain (pain lasting longer than six weeks). The CHOP pathway includes a list of red flags and concerning symptoms to watch for, including consideration for lab studies and behavioral health screenings and a treatment table for common conditions.
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Welcomes New Attending
Phuong D. Nguyen, MD, will provide a wide range of pediatric plastic surgery services with a focus on the surgical treatment of vascular anomalies and facial palsy. He will be seeing patients at CHOP’s Main Campus in Philadelphia and the Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley.
Division of Urology Welcomes New Pediatric Urologist
Mark R. Zaontz, MD, has particular expertise in caring for patients with hypospadias and congenital malformations of the genitourinary tract, including vesicoureteral reflux and hydronephrosis. He will be seeing patients at Main Campus and CHOP’s Specialty Care & Surgery Center in Voorhees, NJ.
New Pediatric Neuro-ophthalmologist
Pediatric neuro-ophthalmologist Robert A. Avery, DO, MSCE, recently joined CHOP’s Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology. As part of the Hospital’s Pediatric Neuro-ophthalmology service, he specializes in the care of children with optic pathway gliomas and optic neuropathy. Dr. Avery will see patients at Main Campus.
Call Our Clinician Priority Phone Line
Have you tried our new Clinician Priority Phone Line yet? Call 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) and press 2 to be connected to the on-call physician or nurse practitioner in the CHOP program you specify. Patient families can also use this line and press 1 for assistance. Find more easy ways to get in touch.
Referring Patients in Link2CHOP Physician Portal
Link2CHOP is a real-time, Web-based portal that gives you easy access to your patients’ CHOP medical records and makes the referral process smooth and streamlined. Log in to expedite appointments and see materials scanned to the chart. If you’re not already using the system, make sure you sign up and get started!
We want to hear from you! We encourage feedback from our partners. Please contact us at PhysicianReferralSer@email.chop.edu with questions, suggestions or concerns. If you change your address, add new physicians or have any new information you want to share with us, be sure to update your information.