At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

For the latest updates about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website.

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Medical Advisory Board

Medical Advisory Board

The Medical Advisory Board of Shriners Hospitals for Children is a multidisciplinary group of physicians who are among the most respected and experienced in their fields. All are currently practicing physicians who are also affiliated with an academic institution. Members of the Medical Advisory Board are appointed by the Boards of Directors and Trustees, and act in an advisory capacity in all medical and surgical matters related to Shriners Hospitals for Children and function in liaison with the chief medical officer.

George H. Thompson, M.D., Chairman
Nicole S. Gibran, M.D., Vice Chairman
John P. Dormans, M.D.
Ellen C. Jantzen, M.D., FAAP
Gregory A. Mencio, M.D.
Baxter R. Willis, M.D.
Steven E. Wolf, M.D., FACS