We are proud to announce that December 15, 2019 marked a new beginning for St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.
St. Christopher's is now jointly owned by Tower Health and Drexel University. These are strong not-for-profit organizations with long histories in healthcare and medical education in the Philadelphia region.
This is great news for St. Christopher's—and for you! It means this nationally-recognized hospital will continue to serve our young patients and their families for many years. And under our new joint ownership, St. Christopher's is returning to its non-profit roots providing exceptional pediatric care to support the health and wellness of the communities we serve.
Since 1875, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children has been dedicated to the health and well-being of children. We are excited about the future for St. Christopher's Hospital, and look forward to serving the needs of children today and in the years to come.
Thank you for being part of this exciting new beginning!
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St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.
St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher’s is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women’s Choice Award Best Children’s Hospital.
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.
We know managing the details of your family’s health care can sometimes cause its own symptoms, like headache and fatigue. So to provide relief, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children offers
My Health Rec. With this helpful online application, you can access your child's health records, share information with doctors, and save time paying health bills, among other things—all from the comfort and privacy of your home.