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Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California

2425 Stockton Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95817

Sacramento, CA


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Hospital facts and figures

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is a regional pediatric medical center providing surgical care and rehabilitation to children with congenital conditions and complex medical needs regardless of the ability of the patient or family to pay. Located just minutes from downtown Sacramento, the Northern California Shriners Hospital treats children who have orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, cleft lip, scars from any cause, specialized plastic surgery needs, chest wall malformations, ano-rectal disorders, gastrointestinal disorders and other complex surgical needs. Our hospital is a destination of choice for families throughout Northern California, the Western United States, Northwestern Mexico and Canada. The course of care is determined individually for each patient. Each patient’s path to success is fueled by private donations and driven by excellence in treatment, teaching and research.


April 1997

National ranking

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is ranked 29th in pediatric orthopaedics together with UC Davis Children’s Hospital in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-2016 rankings of children’s hospitals in the United States. The hospital also comes in at 20th best in pediatric urology, a distinction it also shares with its partner UC Davis Children’s Hospital in that growing program. This is the fourth consecutive year the hospitals have shared national recognition. The Best Children’s Hospitals rankings highlight U.S. News' top 50 U.S. pediatric facilities in 10 specialties. Rankings are based on a combination of clinical data and reputation with pediatric specialists.

Hospital accreditation

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is accredited by the Joint Commission and distinguished by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as a verified pediatric burn center.

Designated Rehabilitation Facility

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is designated by the State of California as a Rehabilitation Facility that meets all standards required by the Systems of Care Division of the California Children’s Services (CCS). The Rehabilitation Facility designation is granted to those organizations that demonstrate excellent multidisciplinary care, including ongoing assessments, plans and documented follow-up for patients and families.


Donations support the hospital in its mission to transform the lives of children through treatment, teaching and research.


Signature clinical programs

Patient treatment eligibility

Patient eligibility is based on just two criteria:

Regions served

The hospital serves children throughout California, the Western United States, Canada and Mexico.

Referral and admission

Admission to the program is just a phone call away.

Children with severe burns and other emergent needs are admitted through a physician-to-physician referral. The referring physician should contact the physician-on-call at 916-453-2111.

Patient activity

Patient activity continues to increase with more than:

The medical complex


The Institute of Pediatric Regenerative Medicine (IPRM) at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is home to a collaborative research program devoted to bringing discoveries from the bench to the bedside. Integrated basic science and clinical research studies are focused on tissue regeneration of skin, the nervous system and musculoskeletal system.