The Shrine's official philanthropy is Shriner's Hospitals for Children. This network of 22 pediatric orthopaedic and burn hospitals provides state of the art medical services regardless of the family's ability to pay. We currently support over 1900 children.
Shriners Hospitals for Children - Phoenix Clinics Schedule
All clinics are at Maricopa County Medical Center, 3rd Floor
2525 East Roosevelt, Phoenix Arizona
For a map to Maricopa County Medical Center...click here
May 06, 2016 - Salt Lake City Outreach Clinic
Aug 05, 2016 - Los Angeles Outreach Clinic
Aug 19, 2016 - Salt Lake City Outreach Clinic
Nov 04, 2016 - Salt Lake City Outreach Clinic
Frequently Asked Questions
Twenty-two: 18 pediatric orthopaedic hospitals, three Shriners Burns Institutes, and one hospital that provides orthopaedic, burn, and spinal cord injury care.
Twenty are in the U.S. : Boston ; Chicago ; Cincinnati ; Erie , PA ; Galveston , TX ; Greenville , SC ; Honolulu ; Houston ; Salt Lake City ; Lexington , KY ; Los Angeles ; Philadelphia ; Portland ; St. Louis ; Sacramento ; Shreveport , LA ; Spokane ; Springfield ; Tampa , FL ; and Minneapolis . The other two are in Montreal , Canada and Mexico City , Mexico.
No. However, we do have an orthopaedic hospital in Los Angeles , Salt Lake City, and Shriners Burn Institute in Sacramento . We supply the transportation to these hospitals.
We get them from all over- the U.S. , Canada , Mexico , portions of Latin America , and even some overseas countries.
More than 300,000.
There are 195 Shrine Temples, or chapters, throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Republic of Panama, Puerto Rico, Germany, and Phillipines.
Mecca Shriners, organized in New York City in 1872.
In 1922, in Shreveport, La.
Galveston, Texas, (opened in 1966); Cincinnati (opened in 1968); Boston (opened in 1968); and Sacramento, Calif., (opened in 1997).
Philadelphia (opened in 1980); Chicago (opened in 1983); and Sacramento, Calif., (originally opened in San Francisco in 1984).
1) TREATMENT: To provide the highest quality care, encouraging the best recovery possible;
2) RESEARCH: To conduct research in orthopaedics, burns and spinal cord injury, and cleft lip and palate leading to improvements in quality of care and life; and
3) EDUCATION: To train medical professionals in the treatment of orthopaedic disabilities, spinal cord injuries, burns and cleft lip and palate.
Care and services at Shriners Hospitals are provided regardless of the family's ability to pay.
Gifts, bequests, income from the endowment fund, hospital fundraising events and the annual assessment paid by every Shriner.
Approximately 93 percent.
More than 1,000,000.
Some of the most common include scoliosis (curvature of the spine), osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), club foot, hand and back problems, limb deficiencies, leg length discrepancies, paralysis of limbs due to faulty congenital development of the spine and spinal nerves, rickets, and orthopaedic problems of cerebral palsy. (See below for complete list.)
No. Shriners Hospitals accept and treat any child (up to their 18 th birthday) if, in the opinion of the hospital’s chief of staff, the child can be helped. Our hospitals are open to all children without regard to race, religion or relationship to a Shriner.
Go to www.ShrinersHospitalsForChildren.org, select "Enter the site" and then "Refer a patient" in the top right corner and the hospital cloest to you or call 1-800-237-5055
One hundred percent.
What Shrine Hospitals Treat
|Herniated Disc||Spondylolysthesis and Spondylolisthesis||Marie Strumpel Disease (Rheumatoid Spondylitis)|
Foot and Ankle Disease
|Metatarisus Adductus||Pes Valgus
|Talipes Calcaneovalgus||Tarsal Coalition|
Limb, Hand, and Toe Disorders
|Constricting Bands of Digits, Arms, and Toes||Syndactyly of Fingers and Toes||Absence of Limb, partial or complete|
|Hand Problems||Supernumerary Digits|
|Upper and Lower Extremeity Prosthesis|
Hip, Knee, and Leg Disorders
|Developmental Dislocated Hip||Legg-Perthes Disease (development problems of the hip)||Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis|
|Genu Valgus & Varum||Leg-Length Discrepancy||Tibial and Femoral Torsion|
Special Orthopaedic Problems
|Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis||Osteomyelisis||Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease)|
|Tendon Lacerations||Chest Deformities||Growth Problems|
|Torn Meniscus||Patellar Instability||Knee Dislocation|
|ACL Tear||Shoulder Dislocation||Ligament Tears in the Knee|
Burn and Scar Revisions
|Surgical treatment for burn scar residuals|
|Orthpaedic Problems of Cerebral Palsy||Musular Dystropy||Orthopaedic Problems of Spina Bifida and Myleodysplasia
(paralysis of limbs due to faulty congenital development of the spine and spinal nerves)
Application for admission to Shriner's Hospitals for Children are available by clicking on the link: www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org or by calling toll-free 1-800-237-5055 in the United States or 1-800-361-7256 in Canada.
Shriner's Hospitals are located throughout North America in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
|Canada||Orthopaedic and Spinal Cord Research||Montreal, Quebec|
|Chicago||Orthopaedic and Spinal Cord Injury||Chicago, Illinois|
|Greenville||Orthopaedic||Greenville, South Carolina|
|Intermountain Unit||Orthopaedic||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Los Angeles||Orthopaedic||Los Angeles, California|
|Mexico City||Orthopaedic||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Northern California||Orthopaedic, Burns, and Spinal Cord Injury||Sacramento, California|
|Philadelphia||Orthopaedic and Spinal Cord Injury||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|St. Louis||Orthopaedic||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Twin Cities||Orthopaedic||Minneapolis, Minnesota|