WPP’s US Referral Program serves the most complex, urgent, and high-resource patients that cannot be safely or adequately cared for by visiting WPP teams or physicians in their home country or region.  WPP’s ever-growing network of hospital partners across the United States offers unparalleled access to world-class pediatric specialists, providing life-saving and life-changing care to children in over 15 pediatric subspecialties.  Following treatment in the US, patients receive ongoing follow-up care and monitoring through the WPP international network of partner physicians and visiting surgical and diagnostic teams – a developed healthcare delivery system to support children on their journey to health and healing.

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Program Partners

  • First Hand Foundation
  • Cerner Charitable Trust
  • Maria Holder Memorial Trust
  • Ray Tye Medical Aid
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • Bon Secours Richmond Health System, Richmond, VA
  • Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Children’s Hospital at Oklahoma University Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA
  • Children’s Orthopedic Institute, Santa Monica, CA
  • HCA Health System of Virginia, Richmond, VA
  • Mercy Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital, Long Beach, CA
  • Shriners Hospital of Philadelphia, PA
  • Shriners Hospital of Sacramento, CA
  • Shriners Hospital of Spokane, WA
  • Shriners Hospital of St. Louis, MO
  • St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX
  • Virginia Eye Institute, Richmond, VA