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St. Christopher´s Hospital for Children

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

3601 A Street Philadelphia , PA 19134 (215) 427-5000
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Recognized for:
Burns,  Cystic Fibrosis,  Infant, Child Care,  Trauma
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children employs more than 220 pediatric experts in such areas as neonatal, heart surgery, cleft lip and palate repair, cochlear implants for hearing problems, concussions and fetal evaluation. Its Burn Center is the only dedicated pediatric burn facility in the area. The hospital’s Cystic Fibrosis Center works with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to conduct research. Its kidney transplant program is also one of the few in the country to offer steroid-free care by request. St. Chris, owned by for-profit Tenet Healthcare Corp., has performed more than 430 kidney transplants since 1971. Equipped with a Level I Trauma Center, the hospital has the staff and equipment to provide the highest level of surgical care to critically injured patients.

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