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10 of the best children’s hospitals in America | U.S. News & World Report

Mike Timmermann | June 27, 2017 8:37 pm

Boston Children’s Hospital has been recognized as the #1 pediatric center in America, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

In its 11th year, the study highlights the top 50 centers in 10 pediatric specialties including cancer, diabetes and neurology.

New rankings of top children’s hospitals

U.S. News & World Report awarded 10 hospitals a place on its Honor Roll to recognize them for delivering “exceptionally high-quality care” across multiple specialties.

Boston Children’s Hospital, which came in the top spot, ranked #1 in five of the 10 specialties:

  • Gastroenterology and GI surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology and neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Urology

Other hospitals with #1 rankings include Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (in diabetes and endocrinology and in pulmonology), Children’s National Medical Center (in neonatology), Texas Children’s Hospital (in cardiology and heart surgery) and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (in cancer).

Here’s a look at U.S. News & World Report’s Honor Roll:



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