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Expert Care for Thyroid Disorders

Published on in International Update

Each year, The Pediatric Thyroid Center at CHOP evaluates approximately 200 new patients with thyroid nodules, performs more than 70 thyroid surgeries, and manages approximately 100 active cases of thyroid cancer.

The Backbone of CHOP Orthopedics

Published on in Orthopaedics Update, International Update

The Spine Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is one of the largest multidisciplinary programs of its kind in the world. Each year, this program provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment to thousands of children with common and complex spinal deformities, musculoskeletal tumors, and trauma-related spinal conditions.

CHOP Earns Third Magnet Designation

Published in International Update

In January 2014, CHOP earned its third Magnet Award, a coveted designation of nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Fewer than 5 percent of facilities in the U.S. have earned Magnet three times.