CHOC Children’s is one of only 50 pediatric facilities in the nation to earn recognition as a best children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. The CHOC specialties honored in the 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings include diabetes/endocrinology, cancer, neonatology, neurology/neurosurgery, pulmonology and urology. Cancer ranked in the top 20.
CHOC became one of the first hospitals to use the Abbott Amplatzer Piccolo™ Occluder to treat patent ductus arteriosus or PDA.
Infant and Pediatric Feedings: Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities (3rd ed.), received a Hermes Platinum Award
CHOC Children’s is now a referral center for babies with severe combined immune deficiency (SCID), filling a regional gap in care.
Festivities will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 5 in the physician dining room and adjacent outdoor patio on the second floor of the Bill Holmes Tower.