Patients & Families


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

Patients & Families

Patient Eligibility

Based on just two criteria:

  • Age (under 18)
  • Diagnosis (within scope of services)

Signature Clinical Programs

    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.


    First-Time Patients

    If your child has a condition that can be treated by Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, please contact our Referral Center to schedule an appointment. Your Referral Coordinator will partner with you to gather a referral form and other the necessary information to allow our physician leadership to evaluate whether your child can benefit from care at Shriners Hospital.


    Patient Portal

    The Shriners Hospitals for Children patient portal provides you with safe, secure, continuous access to health information online. To make accessing your medical information even easier, we have added these new features to your patient portal.


    Visiting Patients

    The healing process is enhanced by the support of family and friends. Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California welcomes visitors between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. All visitors must check-in at the reception desk in the hospital lobby where they will record their destination and be given a visitor’s badge.  All hospital visitors and guests are asked to respect and support the family-friendly environment of care at all times. 


    Care & Support

    A young girl in a toy car

    Every child dreams of being in the driver’s seat. But not all children travel the same road. For children faced with physical challenges, fulfilling the promise of a brighter tomorrow can be a long and bumpy ride.  The internationally recognized doctors and researchers at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California are determined to put children in the driver’s seat and set them on the road to independence.


    Your Hospital Stay

    A girl hugging a Disney doll

    Upon entering the Northern California Shriners Hospital, one is immediately uplifted by the eight-story atrium that spirals to the sky. It symbolizes the belief that there are no limits to human potential and provides an inspiring backdrop to the complex, compassionate and comprehensive care that is the hallmark of Shriners Hospitals for Children.