News and Updates from Phoenix Children's
- The 39 experienced pediatric anesthesiologists have practiced extensively at Phoenix Children’s and will now be directly employed by Phoenix Children’s Medical Group
Phoenix Children’s Names Leading Surgeon-Scientist Matthew Halanski, MD, Division Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
- PHOENIX, Nov. 29, 2022 – Phoenix Children’s, one of the fastest-growing pediatric healthcare systems in the country, today announced the appointment of internationally renowned surgeon-scientist Matthew Halanski, MD, as Division Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
- Kathleen van Leeuwen, MD, will serve as associate surgeon-in-chief of Phoenix Children’s Hospital – East Valley, slated to open in 2023. Dr. van Leeuwen is recognized in her field as an outstanding physician and surgeon and, as a longtime resident and active community member in the East Valley, she has worked and lived alongside the families Phoenix Children’s serves.
Phoenix Children’s Achieves Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs Accreditation Signifying Highest Ethical Standards in Research
- Phoenix Children’s is Arizona’s Only Pediatric Health System with This Accreditation
- Creation of New Division Prompted by Health System’s Growth, Valley’s Population Boom
- PHOENIX [Oct. 28, 2022] – As Phoenix Children’s division of nephrology continues to grow to address the needs of children in Arizona and beyond, the health system has named renowned pediatric nephrologist and researcher Katherine Perry, MD, MS, the chief of the division. Dr. Perry comes to Phoenix Children’s from UCLA Health, where she worked as a board-certified pediatric nephrologist since 2006.
- Kety Duron brings decades of experience in healthcare leadership and will oversee talent recruitment and management, workforce engagement, leadership development and organizational transformation as Phoenix Children’s continues to expand its sites of service and workforce statewide.
- Health System Honored for Investment in Employee Health and Well-being
Phoenix Children’s Earns Pair of Highest Achievable Three-Year Accreditations for Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
- PHOENIX (Oct. 4, 2022) — Phoenix Children's, one of the nation’s largest pediatric health systems, has received a pair of three-year accreditations from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in the specialties of Inpatient Rehabilitation Pediatric Specialty Program and Brain Injury Specialty Program. Phoenix Children’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Program is the only pediatric and adolescent program in the state. CARF International is an independent nonprofit accreditor of health and human services aimed at raising care standards for service providers.
- PHOENIX [June 20, 2022] – In an effort to improve water safety messaging and reduce child drownings in Arizona, SRP is supporting Phoenix Children’s by partnering to support the health system’s drowning prevention curriculum to pediatricians’ practices statewide.