Rising Ever Higher

Soaring at more than 20 stories, the New Patient Tower will transform the Philadelphia skyline as the premiere global destination for breakthrough pediatric care.

For more than 165 years, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has stood tall as a world leader in pediatric health. In 2028, the New Patient Tower will usher in the next era of breakthroughs for children. The heart of this flagship building is the highest-quality patient family experience and groundbreaking bench-to-bedside care CHOP is known for. As the tallest medical building in West Philadelphia, the New Patient Tower will be a beacon of hope and healing for families around the world — now, and for generations to come.

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2028 Opening Our Doors

20+ Stories Reaching High

1 Million+ Square Feet Strong

A Home for the Next Era of Medicine

Every aspect of the New Patient Tower reflects CHOP’s enduring commitment to pioneer and deliver exceptional pediatric care. To achieve breakthroughs for the sickest children, this state-of-the-art facility has been carefully designed to enhance collaborative care, train future healthcare leaders, and empower world-class teams to do their best work for the patients and families who rely on them.

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The New Patient Tower will be a nexus of care for children with the most challenging, complex conditions, housing state-of-the-art clinical areas where innovative treatments are brought to life for the first time. Advanced care units with the most cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic technologies available bring the highest level of care to all patients.

The New Patient Tower’s highlights include:

  • Hundreds of beds in spacious, all-private rooms equipped with the latest digital tools to allow instant connection to staff, while giving patients and caregivers space and privacy
  • A brightly lit, three-story main lobby, featuring a grand staircase, to welcome the more than one million visitors who will pass through the tower each year
  • Lush, outdoor green spaces where patients and families can sit in the shade, walk and heal
  • Mental health resources so no one carries the healthcare burden alone
  • Simulation spaces for family education on complex patient needs
  • Expanded parking with interior connectivity to CHOP Philadelphia Campus buildings
  • Thoughtful and welcoming spaces for families, including a centralized third-floor connector with dining options and areas for relaxation and meditation
  • Cardiac operating and imaging complex with the most advanced diagnostic and treatment tools available
  • Advanced surgical suites that are configurable and flexible to help CHOP’s top-ranked surgeons perform transformational surgeries while ensuring a smooth patient and family experience
  • Emergency Department staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by attending physicians and nurses who are specially trained in pediatric emergency medicine
CHOP President and CEO, Madeline Bell

Madeline Bell

President and CEO Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The New Patient Tower will provide an environment where patients and families receive the most cutting-edge care and the very best experience, ultimately helping more children realize the hope of a healthy future.

A Look Inside

The New Patient Tower provides the most advanced care, the highest level of safety and the very best experience for all. Get a glimpse inside the world’s most advanced inpatient pediatric medical facility.