CHOC Children's Kids Health | June 2019

CHOC Children's named among nation's best children's hospitals

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. Six CHOC specialties are honored in the 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings: diabetes/endocrinology, cancer, neonatology, neurology/neurosurgery, pulmonology and urology. Cancer ranked in the “top 20.”

Read more
How much sleep do teens really need

How much sleep do teens really need?

Dr. Eric Ball, a CHOC Children’s pediatrician, was featured on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to discuss teens and insomnia — including how much sleep teens need, how puberty affects sleep cycles, and proper sleep hygiene.

Get a pediatrician's advice
Meet Dr. Joven-Pechulis

A day in the life of a pediatric hospitalist

A hospitalist is your child’s general pediatrician when they are admitted to the hospital. Follow along on a day in the life of Dr. Georgie Joven-Pechulis, a pediatric hospitalist at CHOC Children’s.

Meet your CHOC doc
Meet Alyssa

Bringing awareness to a rare kidney disorder: Alyssa’s story

Alyssa is a brave 9-year-old girl living with — and raising awareness of — a rare kidney disorder, nephrotic syndrome caused by focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, also known as FSGS.

Meet Alyssa
Rent the boat

Get on board for children’s mental health

Enjoy the summer weather on Choco’s custom boat and support CHOC’s mental health programs at the same time. A generous donor is making waves with a $50,000 matching gift.

Rent the boat
Register Now for CHOC Walk 2019
Have a story to share or want to suggest content for KidsHealth? Let us know!
As a non-profit hospital, CHOC relies on community support to provide leading-edge care for infants, children and adolescents close to home.
Give Now
U.S. News & World Report has ranked CHOC Children’s as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in the 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

Please consider sharing this message with your friends.