Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.
Shriners Hospitals for Children has been a leader in pediatric orthopaedic care since 1922. The hospitals specializing in orthopaedics are dedicated to providing medical and rehabilitative services to children with congenital deformities, problems resulting from orthopaedic injuries, and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
The Shriners Hospitals for Children specializing in burns have been leaders in burn care and research since opening in the mid-1960s. Treatment is provided for burn injuries and related scarring, along with physical and emotional rehabilitation.
Spinal Cord Injury
In the early 1980s, Shriners Hospitals for Children opened the nation's first spinal cord injury rehabilitation and treatment centers specifically designed for kids. In these locations, patients find a complete range of services needed in order to recover to the fullest extent possible.
Cleft Lip and Palate
CareCleft lip and palate was added to the health care system's treatment disciplines in 2005. Services available at Shriners Hospitals for Children fill the need for coordinated, comprehensive multidisciplinary care for children with this condition.
Leaders in Specialty Areas
In addition to patient care, Shriners Hospitals for Children are leaders in medical research and medical education in all four specialty areas. The health care system maintains relationships with more than 60 medical teaching and research facilities worldwide and fosters an environment committed to providing high quality medical care and innovative research.
If you wish to request treatment for a child who is not a resident of the United States of America or its territories and possessions, Canada, Mexico, Panama or Puerto Rico, please complete the Request for Treatment form and submit it to one of the Shriners Hospitals for Children locations. A hospital representative will provide instructions for any additional information required.
We welcome referrals from all appropriate sources, and are committed to doing all we can to improve the lives of the children in our care.
Shriners International Headquarters
2900 Rocky Point Dr.
Tampa, FL 33607
Patient Referral/Eligibility Information
USA - (800) 237-5055
Canada - (800) 361-7256
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