The hospital is affiliated with Drexel University College of Medicine and Temple University School of Medicine.
Here's a brief glance at some of our vital statistics:
St. Christopher's is a referral center for the following:
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is centrally located in
Philadelphia, the second-largest city on the east coast. It provides a
wealth of activities to suit every taste. As the birthplace of our
nation, it offers Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell among its
historical attractions. As a cultural center, the city is home to the
world-famous Philadelphia Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, as well as opera, theater and science museums.
The city has major league sports teams for every season, world-class
music venues, restaurants, bars and clubs and excellent shopping.
The Philadelphia metropolitan area is also a major health and
educational center offering many educational and employment
opportunities for residents' family members. There are numerous colleges
and universities offering outstanding bachelor's, master's and doctoral
degree programs in medically related fields and in diverse programs
outside of medicine.
Beautiful Fairmount Park provides miles of biking and jogging trails and relaxing shaded areas for picnicking along the Schuylkill River. Our hospital partner, The Philadelphia Zoo, is located within the park.