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Philadelphia CHOP Hospital

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Family / Kids
3401 Civic Center BlvdPhiladelphiaPennsylvania 19104
Before you go

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Hospital for Kids

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), America's first pediatric hospital, is world-renowned for its fetal surgery, cardiac, and cancer programs. As one of the country's best children's hospitals, it is respected for its focus on family-centered care. The hospital also includes an ambulatory care center and a rehabilitation facility. Always leading the way in pediatric medicine, CHOP continues to be ranked as one of the top children's hospitals by respected publications such as Parents magazine and U.S. News & World Report.


Hours -

Patients' immediate family members are welcome at all times (24-hours) and one parent or guardian may stay overnight. Visiting hours for patients' relatives and friends are 10am-9pm.


  • Gift shop
  • Computer access
  • Family Library
  • Dining
Photo Courtesy of CHOP

Parking Information

Parking is available below the main hospital building and the Pediatric Ambulatory Care Center. Discounted parking is provided for patients and their parents. For more information visit: http://www.chop.edu/visitors/directions-maps-and-parking/parking-information.html

Visitor Guidelines

To ensure the safety of everyone who enters CHOP, all visitors 18 years or older are required to show photo ID upon entering. Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian at all times when visiting the hospital. The hospital requests that no more than two healthy guests visit a patient at any one time (in addition to parents, legal guardian, or caretakers). Visitors with colds, flu, chickenpox, coughs, and other contagious illnesses are asked to remain at home until they are well. The hospital is a smoke-free environment, though there are several designated, outside smoking areas. For more information visit: http://www.chop.edu/patients-and-visitors/visiting-hours-and-guidelines#.VsYE6bNViko


  • What are some of the hospital amenities?

    The hospital offers many amenities including computers with Internet access in the Family Library, Wi-Fi, Banking and ATM, food services at two cafeterias, vending machines, lactation rooms, language services, mail, showers, washers and dryers, courtesy and public phones, a pharmacy, and parking.
  • What do I need to prepare before the visit?

    Helpful things to bring with you include appointment information, insurance cards, doctor’s name, building name and location, social security numbers of the patient and both parents, and the patient’s birth certificate. For more information visit: http://www.chop.edu/patients-and-visitors


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