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CHOP is investigating an alternative treatment for HI: a new drug that can help manage glucose levels in even the most severe forms of the disease — without surgery.
The first ever pediatric “Dream Team” dedicated to creating new treatments for childhood cancers will be led CHOP's own John Maris, MD.
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.
The orthopedic surgery team within the Division of Orthopedics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has long led research into the causes of and safest treatments for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Two recent studies have garnered the Russell A. Hibbs Award for basic and clinical science research.
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.