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New Clinical Services Added in Lancaster
Our partnership with Lancaster General Health continues to expand. In addition to Endocrinology/Diabetes and Cardiology services, CHOP outpatient Neurology and GI care is now offered at Lancaster General Health's Suburban Pavilion. New patient visits and follow-up appointments are available. CHOP cardiologists also offer pediatric inpatient care at Lancaster General Hospital.
Neonatology Services at LG Health’s Women & Babies Hospital
As part of CHOP’s partnership with Lancaster General Health (LG Health), Children’s Hospital now provides neonatal services in the 29-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at LG Health’s Women & Babies Hospital. Meet the CHOP team members now providing neonatology services in Lancaster.
A New Podcast for Pediatricians: Primary Care Perspectives
CHOP Primary Care recently launched a new podcast for pediatricians, where experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia discuss hot topics in pediatric primary care and issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians.
Speech-Language Pathology Appointments Available
Outpatient evaluation and treatment appointments with the Department of Speech-Language Pathology are now available across the CHOP network in PA and NJ. We see children and adolescents of all ages for a wide variety of concerns, and prioritize caregiver education when working with each family.
Patient-centered IBD Care
Our Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease provides a patient and family-centered approach to the diagnosis and treatment of IBD, with a focus on cutting-edge research. Patients receive support from a multispecialty team that includes dedicated IBD gastroenterologists, dietitians and social workers, in collaboration with surgeons, radiologists and pathologists. Email IBDcenter@email.chop.edu or call 215-590-7423 (PIBD) to speak directly with our clinic coordinator.
Appointments Available for Diagnostic and Complex Care Center
Alyssa Siegel, MD, has joined Mark Magnusson, MD, PhD, in the Diagnostic and Complex Care Center, and is available to see patients. Siegel and Magnusson specialize in difficult-to-diagnose illnesses managed by the center. The team coordinates consultations with subspecialists as needed, and facilitates communication amongst providers and families.
Primary Care Acute Asthma Pathway
Find practical guidelines for the evaluation of children with asthma and respiratory complaints in a primary care setting, including determining the level of severity, and what to do in the case of mild, moderate or severe PASS scores. ED and inpatient pathways are also available.
How to Identify and Manage Childhood Dyslipidemia
Julie Brothers, MD, Cardiologist and Director of CHOP’s Lipid Heart Clinic, discusses the identification and management of childhood dyslipidemia, including NHLBI screening guidelines, appropriate diet and lifestyle treatment options, and the process for identifying which patients would qualify for drug therapy (statins).
New Sleep Resources for Parents and Caregivers
Specialists from CHOP’s Sleep Center played a key role in the launch of a new sleep resource for parents and caregivers. The Pediatric Sleep Council brings together international sleep experts to provide accurate and up-to-date information on sleep in young children. The council offers an extensive library of age-related advice and resources related to a child’s sleep routine, common sleep problems, sleep safety, naps and more.
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 other 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.