LOVE TO THE RESCUE
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay. It’s how Shriners Hospitals for Children® has been bringing Love to the rescue since 1922.
Shriners Hospitals for Children® has a mission to:
• Provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.
• Provide for the education of physicians and other healthcare professionals.
• Conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families.
Research is one of the cornerstones of the Shriners Hospitals for Children’s mission. Our in-house research teams include internationally renowned experts whose discoveries have changed treatment methodologies and improved the lives of countless children suffering from debilitating conditions. Whether in the laboratory or in the hands-on environment of our clinics, Shriners Hospitals for Children® is committed to the continuous pursuit of knowledge that improves the delivery of medical care.
Shriners Hospital for Children® — Houston delivers the highest quality of care to children with a host of orthopaedic and neuromusculoskeletal disorders and diseases, as well as cleft lip and palate. Our inpatient and outpatient units are colorful, kid-friendly and designed to put patients and families at ease. Every member of our staff, from surgeons to therapists, nurses to orthotists, is focused on providing the highest quality care that puts the family at the center of the team.
Located in the heart of Galveston, Shriners Hospitals for Children® — Galveston provides acute, reconstructive and rehabilitative care for children with burns and other skin conditions. Our inpatient and outpatient units are designed to allow children to recover in a safe, fun and friendly environment where family comes first. Our world-class physicians and researchers are committed to continuously advanced burn care and treatment to children from all over the world.