Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford (LPCHS) is affiliated with Stanford University/Stanford Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto, CA. At the center of Silicon Valley, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital incorporates innovation, technology and research to provide optimal patient care. As part of Stanford Children's Health Network, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital is part of a large, community-based organization that provides nearly 400,000 patient visits annually. The hospital is recognized as an international referral center for heart, heart/lung, liver and kidney transplantation in children. The hospital is undergoing a 150-bed expansion, planned to open December 2017.