Phoenix Children’s Hospital, ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, is Arizona’s only licensed children’s hospital, and one of the largest children’s hospitals in the nation. Phoenix Children’s and its six Centers of Excellence now offer world-class care in more than 75 subspecialty fields of pediatric medicine

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Facts

  • In 2013, Phoenix Children’s treated 137,358 unique patients, completed 214,045 physician appointments, performed 16,227 surgical procedures, and cared for 78,553 patients in our Emergency Department.
  • It costs $1.6 million to operate the Hospital each day.
  • Within a five year period, one in four children in Arizona will have received care from a Phoenix Children’s provider.
  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital treats 60% of Arizona’s total cases in pediatric cardiac, orthopedic, neurology and oncology care.
  • The Hospital operates satellite centers in Mesa, Scottsdale, Glendale, Gilbert, Yuma and Avondale, offering specialty care during the day and urgent care on nights and weekends.
  • In 2013 Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital announced a joint research initiative with the School of Biomedical and Health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University to seek a cure for malignant brain tumors and achieve more precise diagnoses of acute brain injury.
  • The Hospital’s ACS-verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center treated 2,450 kids in 2013 and has seen more than 10,000 patients since its inception in 2008. The center is the only one of its kind in the state and one of only 35 such centers in the country.
  • The Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Phoenix Children’s is home to one of only two Neuro-NICUs in the nation.
  • The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders’ Ottosen Family Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program, in partnership with Mayo Clinic in Arizona, ranked second among all US BMT programs for one-year survival rates.



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