Cincinnati Children’s Ranks No. 3 in U.S. News Hospital Ratings

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center ranks third in the nation among all Honor Roll hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking. 

Cincinnati Children’s was ranked among the top five pediatric hospitals in seven of 10 specialties. 

 How Our Specialties Rank 

 No. 2 in gastroenterology and GI surgery 

  No. 3 in orthopaedics 

 No. 2 in nephrology

  No. 4 in neurology and neurosurgery

 No. 3 in diabetes and endocrinology 

  No. 8 in cardiology and heart surgery

 No. 3 in pulmonology

  No. 12 in cancer  

 No. 3 in urology

  No. 12 in neonatology

In terms of improvement, endocrinology moved the most of any specialty, up from No. 7 last year to No. 3 this year. 

This is the sixth consecutive year that Cincinnati Children’s has been ranked among the top three pediatric hospitals in the United States. 

 “I’m grateful to our employees for their passion, talent and dedication. They make these outstanding results possible,” said Michael Fisher president and CEO of Cincinnati Children’s. “I also want to thank the families and patients who place their trust in us for care.  We are changing the outcome together.”

 The Best Children’s Hospitals rankings highlight the top 50 pediatric facilities in the nation in 10 specialties.  The methodology reflects the level and quality of hospital resources directly related to: 

  • Clinical outcomes, such as patient survival, infection rates and complications
  • Delivery of healthcare, such as programs that prevent infections and adherence to best practices
  • Patient care, such as staffing, technology and special services 

Detailed information can be viewed online and will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2017” guidebook, available on Sept. 1, 2016.

U.S. News & World Report honor roll badge for best children's hospitals.
U.S. News & World Report describes its rankings as “a guide to hospitals that excel in treating the sickest children.” The publication recognized our commitment to patient quality and safety by naming us to its Honor Roll.
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