Shriners Northern CA

Overview

Exterior of Shriners Hospitals for Children

As a regional pediatric medical center, the Northern California Shriners Hospital cares for children throughout the Western United States, Canada and Mexico. The hospital is a destination of choice for patients and families seeking comprehensive, compassionate care for complex medical needs that include orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, scars from any cause, cleft lip, ano-rectal disorders, chest wall malformations and other surgical needs. The hospital partners with emergency air ambulances to transport critically injured children and coordinates transportation to and from the hospital for patients whose families cannot provide or afford travel. Children have the opportunity to be evaluated and treated by doctors recognized by their peers as the best of the best.

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California
2425 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817
916-453-2000
referrals.ncal@shrinenet.org

Due to the specialty services we provide, the need to implement crisis care guidelines is extremely rare.  The crisis care guidelines provided by the California State Department of Public Health would be followed. For more information, click here.

Shriners Northern CA

Administration

At Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, a distinguished leadership team works collaboratively to ensure that children have access to and benefit from the highest quality of pediatric surgical care and rehabilitation.

Margaret Bryan
Hospital Administrator & CEO

Michelle James, M.D.
Chief of Staff, Orthopaedics

Jon Robert Davids, M.D.
Assistant Chief, Orthopaedics

David Greenhalgh, M.D.
Chief of Staff, Burns

Tina Palmieri, M.D.
Assistant Chief of Staff, Burns

Sundeep S. Tumber, D.O
Chief of Staff, Anesthesia

Loren Davidson, M.D.
Director of Spinal Cord Injury and Rehabilitation

Diana L. Farmer, M.D
Chief of Pediatric Surgery

Shinjiro (Shin) Hirose, M.D.
Director of Pediatric Surgery

David Pleasure, M.D.
Director of Research

Annual Reports

Hospital Facts & 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 with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause, specialized plastic surgery needs, chest wall malformations, ano-rectal disorders, gastro-intestinal 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.

National Ranking

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California is ranked s ranked 38th in pediatric orthopaedics and 32nd in pediatric urology together with UC Davis Children’s Hospital. This is the fifth consecutive year the hospitals have shared national recognition in the best hospital survey. This is the fifth consecutive year the hospitals have shared national recognition. The Best Children’s Hospitals rankings highlight U.S. News’s top 50 U.S. pediatric facilities in 10 specialties. Rankings are based on a combination of clinical data and reputation with pediatric specialists.

*Ranked together with UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Opened

April 1997

Donations

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

Distinctions
  • Ranked in the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 50 pediatric orthopaedic programs in America in conjunction with the UC Davis Children’s Hospital.
  • Distinguished by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as a verified pediatric burn center.
  • Distinguished as the region’s most active and most noted pediatric burn center.
  • Fully accredited by the Joint Commission
Signature Clinical Programs
  • Orthopaedics
  • Burns
  • Specialized Plastic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Cleft Lip Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Colorectal Program
Patient Eligibility

Based on just two criteria:

  • Age (under18)
  • Diagnosis (within scope of services)
Regions Served

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

Referral & Admission

Admission to the program is just a phone call away.

  • Referral Center: 916-453-2191
    Parents, physicians and other health care providers wishing to refer a child in need should call the Patient Referral Center at 916-453-2191.
  • Emergency Referral: 916-453-2111
    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

Continues to increase with more than:

  • More than 75,000 children treated
  • 30,000 patient visits annually
  • Over 7,000 new referrals annually
The Medical Complex
  • 80 pediatric beds, including 20 critical care beds and 10 step-down beds
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Ambulatory Sub-Specialty Clinics
  • Pediatric Orthotic & Prosthetic Services (LLC)
  • Center for Movement Analysis
Research

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.

Board of Governors

Shriners from California, Oregon and Nevada provide leadership to the hospital as members of the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California Board of Governors. The Shrine leaders are members of the seven Shrine Temples that directly support our hospital.

Officers Temple Affiliation
David Pirie, Chairman Al Bahr
Kay C. Dunn, Vice Chairman Aahmes
Russell Godt, Treasurer Ben Ali
David Kubel, Secretary Ben Ali
2020 Board of Governors Temple Affiliation
Fred Avery Aahmes
Gary Charland Aahmes
Michael J. Cornell Aahmes
Howard Feinberg Asiya
Michael J. Fox Kerak
Richard Graver Kerak
Steven F. Johnson Ben Ali
Frank Kastl Asiya
Adolph “Gus” Lopez Asiya
Ronald “Ron” Obernolte Tehran
Mark Parinas Aahmes
Steven Parkinson Hillah
William Wells Ben Ali

Temple Affiliation

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California would like to thank the following Shrine temples (chapters) for their support and dedication to our mission.

  • Aahmes
  • Hillah
  • Al Bahr
  • Kerak
  • Asiya
  • Tehran
  • Ben Ali
Overview

Mission

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California is devoted to making a positive difference in the lives of children, their families and the communities in which they live.

Our success is guided by our hospital mission to:

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Career Information

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is a regional pediatric medical center fully accredited by the Joint Commission and was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the 2020-2021 best hospitals in the country for pediatric orthopedics and urology. The Northern California Shriners Hospital was recognized for both specialties in conjunction with UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

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Research

Research

Anyone who has known a child born with a congenital disorder, paralyzed in an accident or challenged by a complex medical condition knows that hope and healing are inseparable. The dream that scientific breakthroughs will give doctors the tools and medicines needed to cure disease is a real one. At Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, David Pleasure, M.D., Director of Research, leads doctors and scientists as they work collaboratively to find new ways to heal children with complex medical needs.

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Contact Information

We are committed to the community and welcome involvement from interested individuals. Information on the patient referral process, volunteer opportunities, donor recognition as well as prevention programs, medical lectures and other programs is just a phone call away.

Hospital Address

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California
2425 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817
916-453-2000
916-453-2388 (fax)