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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is considered one of the premier pediatric facilities in the country, specializing in cancer, cardiology and fetal surgery. CHOP ranks high in all 10 pediatric specialties, with dominant positions in diabetes and endocrinology, pulmonology and neonatology. Scientists at the hospital's Center for Applied Genomics, one of 10 major research centers, have made breakthroughs in the way pediatricians diagnose many diseases. The hospital also collaborated on one the world's first successes in the field of gene therapy, improving the vision of patients with a rare form of blindness.

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

3400 Civic Center Blvd. Philadelphia , PA 19104 (215) 590-1000 http://www.chop.edu
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Cancer,  Cardiology,  Endocrinology,  Neonatal Care,  Pediatrics,  Pulmonology
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is considered one of the premier pediatric facilities in the country, specializing in cancer, cardiology and fetal surgery. CHOP ranks high in all 10 pediatric specialties, with dominant positions in diabetes and endocrinology, pulmonology and neonatology. Scientists at the hospital’s Center for Applied Genomics, one of 10 major research centers, have made breakthroughs in the way pediatricians diagnose many diseases. The hospital also collaborated on one the world’s first successes in the field of gene therapy, improving the vision of patients with a rare form of blindness.
In the news:
The Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has created Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know to give a parents a convenient and easy way to access information on vaccines. » Read more
The plan for a new Children's Hospital campus on the Schuylkill waterfront came under intense criticism Tuesday from a Philadelphia review board, which demanded major changes in the design to improve "connectivity" with the city. » Read more
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Tuesday gave the city planning commission a first look at its plans for a research and office facility at 700... » Read more
Since 2011, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Virtua, the biggest health system in South Jersey, have been partners in pediatric care. » Read more
The desk of cardiologist Yoav Dori at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is scattered with small, odd-looking rubbery blobs. » Read more
Developers use architectural renderings as a form of storytelling - highlighting what they want us to notice in their projects, obscuring what they don't. Some buildings are shown standing alone in the world, while others appear as mere specks in a crowd. At night, the lights are always blazing, as if electric bills didn't matter. » Read more
Every year, 90,000 kids go the emergency room for assaults suffered on school grounds. Now, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is doing something about it right here in Philly. » Read more
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced Friday a $5 million gift from Giant Food Stores L.L.C. toward the $425 million Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care under construction at the hospital's University City campus. » Read more
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has invested $50 million in a new biotech start-up that seeks to be the nation's first commercial provider of gene therapy, company officials announced Tuesday. » Read more
Kerri Hanlon is a member of the board of directors of HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy (www.hmsschool.org) » Read more