About PCH

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  • For the 5th year in a row, Phoenix Children’s Hospital made the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings with nine Phoenix Children’s specialties making the highly-coveted list.
  • Phoenix Children’s has grown to be one of the 10 largest children’s hospitals in the nation. Within the next five years, one in four Arizona children will have received care from a Phoenix Children’s provider.
  • In 2014 the hospital offered 72 subspecialty fields of medicine with 18,773 admissions, 83,102 emergency department visits, 2,588 trauma visits, 16,491 surgical cases, and 237,514 outpatient visits and cared for more than 150,000 total patients.
  • About 70 patients are treated each day in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
  • PCH is home to one of the busiest pediatric trauma centers in the nation, with one of the lowest mortality rates in the U.S.
  • The hospital’s Children’s Heart Center is the fifth largest program of its kind in the U.S.
  • In just 5 years, our collaborative and comprehensive approach to medicine, education and research has made Barrow at Phoenix Children’s the largest pediatric neuroscience center in the Southwest.
  • It costs approximately $1.7 million per day to operate Phoenix Children’s Hospital with costs per patient 16% more efficient than the average cost for children’s hospitals across the country.

Phoenix Children’s is the only hospital in the state that offers a:

  • Neuro-NICU program
  • Pediatric Stroke Program
  • Pediatric Heart Transplant Program
  • Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Pediatric Hemodialysis Program
  • Kidney transplant program with outstanding results
  • Phoenix Children’s also offer the largest pediatric Hematology/Oncology program in Arizona with Molecular Medicine research, Phase 1 clinical trials, and a Bone Marrow Transplant program with second highest survival rate in the U.S.