CHOC Children's Kids Health | July 2017

CHOC Included Among Nation's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S. News 

CHOC ranked in seven specialties: cancer, diabetes/endocrinology, neonatology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.

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Private Rooms in CHOC’s New NICU Help Parents Stay Close to Their Babies

Last week, we opened a new neonatal intensive care unit with 36 all private rooms, nearly tripling the size of our previous Level 4 NICU. Take a virtual tour of our new space.


Celebrities Join Child Life in Celebrating 16th Annual Oncology Prom

Chad Michael Murray and other celebrities attended our "Alice in Wonderland" themed prom, which gave patients and their guests a chance to experience the rite of passage.


Medical Emergency Disrupts Family's Holiday Plans

For most American families, the Fourth of July ignites thoughts of fireworks, barbecues and outdoor fun. For the Thompsons, the summer holiday sparks memories of nurses, doctors and the intensive care unit.

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Meet Dr. Seth Brindis 

To make the emergency department less scary for children, Dr. Seth Brindis often performs magic tricks for his patients.


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U.S. News & World Report has ranked CHOC Children’s as one of the nation’s best
children’s hospitals in the 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.