What are the Shriners Hospitals for Children?

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 hospitals located throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico that offer specialized medical care to children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, cleft lip and palate are eligible for care.     Eighteen of the 22 Shriners Hospitals provide comprehensive pediatric orthopedic care to children, including outpatient and inpatient care, diagnostic services, surgical and medical care, cast and braces, prosthetics, X-Rays, rehabilitation, recreation, and continuing education.

Patients must be under the age of 18 and are not required to have any familial affiliation with the Shriners. The motto of Shriners Hospitals for Children is "Love to the Rescue". They also give each child a specialized after surgery gift based on their interests.   Shriners Hospital for Children are open to children regardless of their race, religion, or relationship to a Shriner.  There is never a charge to the patient or parent for any service or medical treatment received at Shriners Hospitals.

For more information about Shriners Hospitals for Children visit:
http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org or see video below