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Pediatric services in a caring, progressive environment

A leader in pediatric care since 1875, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's nationally recognized programs and pediatric specialists provide exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world. The mission of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is to provide quality pediatric services in a caring, progressive environment. St. Christopher's Hospital is committed to quality through teamwork, technology and service in a child-friendly, family-oriented environment.

St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch general pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology and Orthopedics. It houses one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania and the only dedicated and verified pediatric only Burn Center between Manhattan and Baltimore.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.

Diversity & Cultural Competency

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children operates based on values of respect for all and recognition of diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to providing high-quality, family-centered care in a collaborative, nurturing and culturally diverse environment.

St. Chris has made a dedicated commitment to celebrating diversity by:

  • Fostering a diverse workforce;
  • Increasing access of services to minority patients/families; and
  • Establishing a diversity committee to implement plans, collect feedback and plan diversity-oriented events.

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Family Advisory Council

Our Family Advisory Council is dedicated to fostering a partnership between parents, children and professionals to help serve our patients better.

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Family-Centered Care

St. Christopher's recognizes that families play a vital role in their child's healing process.

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Leadership Team

St. Chris is managed by a group of skilled administrative and medical leaders who help implement the hospital's vision.

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Mission, Vision and Values

St. Chris has been dedicated to our community and those we serve since 1875. 

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News and Media

Read St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's latest news and announcements

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Classes & Events

St. Chris offers different classes and events for the medical community. 

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Our Commitment

At St. Christoper's Hospital for Children, quality is the cornerstone of everything we do.

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Our History and Innovations

St. Chris has a rich history in Philadelphia and we our staff is continually recognized for their hard work and accomplishments.

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