Boston Children's Hospital Ranked No. 1 in the Country Again

Grant Boone
June 20, 2019

Once again, Phoenix Children's Hospital was the only pediatric hospital in Arizona to make the U.S. News & World Report's best children's hospitals list.

The only other OH pediatric hospital to earn a spot on U.S. News' "honor roll" was Columbus' Nationwide Children's Hospital, which ranked No. 7. "I am so thankful for our team's dedication to providing excellent care for our patients".

"This recognition reflects the teamwork of our dedicated physicians, nurses, therapists and many other health care professionals and volunteers who collaborate every day to change the lives of children and their families", said Johnese Spisso, president of UCLA Health and CEO of UCLA Hospital System, including UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital. The hospital, located within Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, and its support programs aim to provide sophisticated, compassionate care to critically ill children. Texas Children's Hospital (tie) 5. Ochsner Hospital for Children's flagship facility is in New Orleans, with subspecialty clinics across Louisiana and in Mississippi. Each specialty ranks the top 50 programs in the country. "The rankings, coupled with guidance from pediatricians, help families make better-informed decisions about where to find high-quality, compassionate care for their children when they need it most".

Several of the hospital's specialties are still highly ranked, including cardiology/heart surgery, which ranks second in the nation. Children's National Medical Center (Washington, D.C.) 7.

This ranking is just one of a number of awards that recognizes Children's Hospital of Wisconsin as one of the top children's hospitals in the nation.

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Pediatric Cancer 1. Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center 2. They are the only comprehensive source of quality-related information on US pediatric hospitals.

The 2019-20 results represent the 13 year of the pediatric rankings.

Rankings for the report were based on clinical data and on an annual survey of pediatric specialists.

TheBest Children's Hospitals in the U.S. News and World Report were first introduced in 2007. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers.

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