Children's Hospital Oakland

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Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland
Geography
Location Oakland, California, United States
Coordinates 37°50′15″N 122°16′03″W / 37.837492°N 122.267484°W / 37.837492; -122.267484
Organization
Care system All
Services
Emergency department Level I trauma center
Beds 191
History
Founded 1912
Links
Website http://www.childrenshospitaloakland.org/
Lists Hospitals in California

Children's Hospital Oakland, full name Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland, is a children's hospital in Oakland, California. It is the only independent children’s hospital in the northern part of the state and is designated a Level I pediatric trauma center.[1] It has an affiliated research organization, the Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, or CHORI, and is involved in research and treatment for a variety of children's health issues, such as pediatric obesity, cancers, sickle cell disease, AIDS/HIV, hemophilia and cystic fibrosis.[2]

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  1. ^ "Designated trauma centers". Archived from the original on 2007-06-29. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Children's Hospital Oakland new sickle cell research". Medical News Today. Retrieved 2008-01-24. 

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