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The Backbone of CHOP Orthopedics

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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 Team Leads Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Research

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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.

CHOP Earns Third Magnet Designation


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.