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For Your Patients: MyCHOP
Are your patients using CHOP's secure, online patient health portal? MyCHOP (formerly MyChart) allows families to request appointments, referrals and prescription refills; view their child's medical records, medicines and test results; access billing summaries; and more. We hope you’ll encourage your patients to sign up and use MyCHOP to enhance their access to medical information and improve communications with their child’s providers. Access MyCHOP »
CHOP and Mount Sinai Health System Announce Alliance in Pediatrics
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Mount Sinai Health System have announced an alliance designed to give children in the New York metropolitan area access to an unprecedented scope of pediatric services. This innovative collaboration leverages the uniqueness of both institutions to create a new and distinct service for the greater New York community. Read more »
New Research Identifies Patients at Greatest Risk of Kidney Stones
CHOP-led research indicates that kidney stones are on the rise among youth in the U.S., especially in adolescent females and African-Americans. While the health community has been aware of the overall increase in kidney stones in children and adolescents, the current study provided greater clarity on the specific groups of patients at risk. Read about the study »
Expanded Thyroid Services in NJ
Starting in February, CHOP’s Pediatric Thyroid Center will expand services in the Specialty Care & Surgery Center in Voorhees, NJ. Medical director Andrew J. Bauer, MD, will see patients on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Ken Kazahaya, MD, one of the two Thyroid Center surgeons, will have clinic the same day. The team will provide medical and surgical evaluations and follow-up for children and adolescents with thyroid disease.
Allergy Practice Updates
The Allergy practice in Exton will be temporarily closed to patients from February through early May. Nursing and administrative staff will be available Monday through Friday to answer questions and provide refills for existing patients. If needed during this time, appointments for current patients will be arranged at the Brandywine, King of Prussia or Market Street sites. Call 215-590-2549 for assistance. Read more »
Dermatology Services in the Community
Dermatology now offers appointments at many CHOP Care Network sites throughout the community, including Brandywine, Virtua, Bucks County, King of Prussia and Exton. Contact the Dermatology Section at 215-590-2169 to schedule an appointment at a location near you. Dermatology locations »
Evaluation and Treatment of Migraine Headache
Our inpatient pathway for the evaluation and treatment of pediatric patients with migraine headache provides recommendations for assessment, medications, adjunctive therapies and more. In some cases, headaches can be a sign of a serious underlying condition. Review our ED pathway for guidelines about when to refer your patient with a headache to the ED.
Living Well with Diabetes Conference for Families
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is hosting the sixth annual diabetes conference for families, Living Well with Diabetes: Now and in the Future. Caregivers, young adults, teens and “tweens” (ages 9-12) with type 1 diabetes are invited to attend the educational conference on April 30, 2016.
Division of Orthopedics Welcomes New Attending
Beginning in February, sports medicine physician Danielle Magrini, DO, will see patients at Virtua Voorhees and Atlantic County. Her addition establishes a new orthopedics/sports medicine presence at the Atlantic County location and expands the existing services at Virtua. Dr. Magrini will also see patients with a variety of non-operative orthopedic conditions such as intoeing, simple fractures, scoliosis and newborn hip clicks.
Center for Rehabilitation Welcomes Three New Physicians
Ashlee Jaffe, MD, focuses on the care of patients with mild to severe brain injury, cerebral palsy, gait abnormalities, brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries, limb loss, and spinal cord injuries, as well as spasticity management, including Botox® and phenol injections. She will be seeing patients at Main Campus and CHOP’s Specialty Care & Surgery Center in King of Prussia, PA.
Elana Katz, MD, has expertise and interest in caring for children with spasticity and dystonia, sialorrhea (drooling), cerebral palsy, hemiparesis, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. She will be seeing patients at Main Campus and CHOP at Virtua Voorhees in Voorhees, NJ.
Deborah Mowery, MD, specializes in caring for adolescents and young adults with spinal cord disorders and trauma and will lead the Inpatient Rehabilitation services at CHOP.
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.