University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro (UMCP) and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have partnered to enhance pediatric services available at UMCP at all levels of hospital care:
- Pediatric emergency consultation
- Inpatient pediatric care
- Neonatal care
Parents and their children now have access to world-class pediatric healthcare right in their own community at UMCP. Through this partnership, physicians and other health professionals from CHOP work on-site with the physicians and clinical staff of UMCP to provide exceptional care for your child.
Top-Rated Pediatric Care at the Top-Rated UMCP
Since July 2009, physicians and other health professionals from CHOP have been providing services for children at UMCP as part of CHOP Pediatric Care at UMCP (Pediatric Unit) and CHOP Newborn Care at UMCP (Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit). This partnership combines the skills of two top-rated facilities:
- The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a world leader in pediatric medicine and research, has been named the best children’s hospital in the United States by Parents magazine in its 2013 rankings. This trusted source of information for families also awarded CHOP top rankings in specialties including cancer, emergency medicine and cardiac care.
- In addition, CHOP shares the No. 1 spot on U.S.News & World Report’s 2013-2014 Honor Roll of the Nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals, and was the only hospital in the region named to this prestigious list. CHOP also ranked in the top four for all 10 specialties surveyed by U.S. News & World Report.
- University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro was again recognized by The Joint Commission in 2013 as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures--one of only 182 hospitals in the United States to earn this designation three years in a row.
CHOP Pediatric Emergency Care at UMCP: Center for Emergency Care
A CHOP hospitalist is on-site 24/7 to consult on emergency cases involving infants, children and adolescents in UMCP's Center for Emergency Care.
UMCP's Emergency Department provides outstanding timely care delivered by a skilled clinical team that includes board certified emergency medicine physicians and specially trained physician assistants and nurses. CHOP physicians serve as a strong support team for UMCP's Center for Emergency Care, which receives patient satisfaction scores among the highest in New Jersey.
CHOP Pediatric Care at UMCP: Regan Family Center for Pediatric Care
CHOP provides a pediatric hospitalist on-site 24/7 to care for children and adolescents who are admitted to UMCP's Regan Center for Pediatric Care. A hospitalist is a physician who specializes in caring for patients in the hospital and who does not have an outpatient medical practice. The new CHOP pediatric hospitalist program supports the work of pediatricians currently on staff at PHCS.
CHOP Newborn Care at UMCP: Center for Maternal & Newborn Care
At University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, we provide skilled and sensitive management of high-risk pregnancies. Maternal & Fetal Medicine Servives are provided on-site by board certified perinatologists from Penn Medicine. We also provide outstanding care for newborns. Care in UMCP's Well Baby Nursery and Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit is enhanced through our partnership with CHOP.
Neonatal care is delivered by a team of CHOP's highly skilled, board certified neonatologists and certified neonatal nurses. A CHOP board certified neonatologist is on-site 24/7 to attend high-risk deliveries and to provide care to newborns.
Partners in Staff Education
All PHCS physicians and employees who care for children will have access to the educational services, programs and resources of CHOP's Education Programs, as well as educational programs offered by UMCP. CHOP will also provide PHCS with consultation on timely pediatric issues (i.e., the development of pediatric facilities, enhancing family-centered care, etc.) on an intermittent basis.
UMCP and CHOP physicians accept most major insurance plans.
For more information about CHOP Newborn & Pediatric Care at UMCP, call 1.888.PHCS4YOU (1.888.742.7496).