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 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking. 

“It is gratifying but humbling to rank among the best year after year,” said Michael Fisher, president and CEO of Cincinnati Children’s. “The credit goes to our employees, both on the front lines and behind the scenes, who work hard to earn the trust of each patient and family that comes to us for care.”

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

 How Our Specialties Rank 

 No. 3 in gastroenterology and GI surgery

  No. 4 in pulmonology

 No. 3 in nephrology

  No. 5 in cancer

 No. 3 in neurology and neurosurgery

  No. 6 in cardiology and heart surgery

 No. 3 in urology

  No. 7 in diabetes and endocrinology

 No. 4 in orthopaedics

  No. 13 in neonatology

The Best Children’s Hospitals survey highlights the top 50 pediatric centers in the nation in 10 specialties. Cincinnati Children’s is No. 3 on the Honor Roll, which includes only those 10 pediatric hospitals with the highest rankings across all specialties.

Each hospital’s score is based on a variety of patient outcomes, the delivery of evidence-based processes of care, and the presence of advanced healthcare technologies and staff resources. The remainder is based on expert opinion among pediatric subspecialists throughout the country.

According to U.S. News, it publishes its rankings to provide patients and families with a tool that could help narrow their search for a hospital suited to a patient whose medical issue calls for an especially high level of skilled care.

Detailed information can be viewed online. 

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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