At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

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Leaders in research

 

Shriners Hospitals for Children strives to transform children's lives by providing exceptional health care through high-quality, innovative research in a patient and family-centered environment. We are committed to the pursuit of seminal, cutting-edge discoveries that result in new knowledge and improve the therapeutic treatment, quality of care and provided outcomes to our patients and their families. Today's research is tomorrow's patient care.
 

Marc Lalande, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research
Shriners Hospitals for Children

 

Orthopaedics

 

Our first hospital was founded on orthopaedics in 1922. Many orthopaedic practices that are common in health care today were first discovered and practiced at Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Burn care

 

Our hospitals specializing in acute and rehabilitative burn care continue to be pioneers in pediatric burn treatment and research and are recognized as leaders in the development of improved and innovative techniques.

Cleft lip and palate

 

No two facial clefts are ever the same. Our research continues to find better, customized solutions to cleft care, from infancy to adolescence.

Spinal cord injury

 

To provide the best, most innovative care possible, we’re involved in several research efforts, including quality of life studies, the development of diagnostic standards for pediatric injuries and studies to understand repairing and regenerating the spinal cord.