Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati

Providing pediatric specialty care in Cincinnati

About Us

Since 1968, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati has been delivering expert and life-changing care to children and families with pediatric burns, pediatric plastic surgery needs, and complex wound and skin conditions. Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati is a top choice destination because of its expertise in treating these conditions.

Everything we do is designed to make children and their families feel at home. Our  family-centered, comprehensive care is focused to meet the physical, functional, cosmetic, and social needs of our patients and families.

Our hospital staff is a team of experts. We walk with the children and their families through their experience and every aspect of their care. We call this Love to the rescue.

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati is one of only four freestanding hospitals in the country dedicated to the treatment of pediatric burns and specializing in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Our physicians’ experience and expertise in pediatric burn treatment, cleft lip and palate, complex wound and skin conditions, and plastic and reconstructive surgery makes Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati a first choice for care.

Awards and accreditations

Verified burn center

The Cincinnati Shriners Hospital is recognized as a verified burn center by the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons. This distinction recognizes the immense clinical research done on behalf of our patients, as well as the depth of our support services. Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati is the only verified pediatric burn center in southern Ohio.

Cleft Lip and Palate Team designation

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association and Cleft Palate Foundation recognize the Cincinnati Shriners Hospital as a Cleft Lip and Palate Team.

Joint Commission accredited

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati is fully accredited by the Joint Commission.

Press Ganey Summit Award

Strong track record of numerous Summit Awards since 2006.

Our mission

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati has a mission:
  • Provide the highest quality care to children with special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered, and collaborative care environment.
  • Provide for the education of physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • Conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families.
This mission is carried out without regard to race, color, creed, sex, sect, disability, national origin, or ability of a patient or family to pay.

Our vision

Become the best at transforming children’s lives by providing exceptional healthcare through innovative research in a patient and family centered environment.

Our core values

  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Commitment
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Stewardship

Executive leadership team

At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati, a distinguished leadership team works collaboratively to ensure that children have access to and benefit from the highest quality of pediatric burn and pediatric plastic surgery care.

Shugarman.MarkMark Shugarman Hospital Administrator


Petra Warner, M.D.
Chief of Staff

Timothy A. Mason

Timothy A. “Tim” Mason
Chairman of the Board of Governors

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