Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of pediatric specialty hospitals, founded by the Shrine, where children under the age of 18 receive excellent medical care. There are 18 orthopedic Shriners Hospitals, three Shriners Hospitals dedicated to treating children with severe burns, and one Shriners Hospital that provides orthopedic, burn and spinal cord injury care. Shriners Hospitals are located throughout North America - 20 in the United States and one each in Mexico and Canada. These "Centers of Excellence" serve as major referral centers for children with complex orthopedic and burn problems.
The Anah Shriners of Bangor, Maine work year long to support the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Springfield, MA and Boston, MA. The Shriners Hospital for Children - Springfield focuses on children with a host of orthopaedic and neuromusculoskeletal disorders and diseases, as well as cleft lip and palates. The Shriner Hospital for Children - Boston specializes in pediatric surgical care including treatment of children with severe burn injuries and complex skin conditions.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a highly specialized pediatric surgical care hospital located in downtown Boston and is considered one of the world's preeminent hospitals in the treatment of children with severe burn injuries and complex skin conditions. Affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and verified by a joint program of the American Burns Association and the American College of Surgeons, Shriners Hospitals for Children meets all of the demanding standards for organizational structure, personnel qualifications, facilities resources and medical care services to ensure the best possible outcomes evidenced by scientific empirical data from a fifteen year multi-center benchmarking outcomes study. All members of our staff, from surgeons, nurses and therapists to our researchers, psychiatrists, and nutritionists are dedicated to providing the highest quality care with the best outcomes in a family centered environment.