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CHOP ranks high on best children's hospitals list

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
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Anna Jefferson | 28 June, 2018, 20:14

The 10 pediatric specialties are cancer, cardiology/heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. CHOP also ranked in the top three for seven different specialties.

"An institution like Children's Hospital Los Angeles can only achieve decades of excellence in transformative care through the unceasing compassion, innovation and commitment to high-quality care by our talented doctors, nurses, researchers, technicians and staff", Children's Hospital Los Angeles President and Chief Executive Officer Paul S. Viviano said in a statement.

Akron Children's Hospital specialty rankings: neonatology (44), neurology and neurosurgery (44), orthopedics (44) and urology (41).

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center was ranked first in cancer and gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery.

The rankings looked at 10 different categories and identified the 50 best pediatric facilities in those categories. "This is more than a handsome, new building with extraordinary technology and amenities for our patients, families and our staff".

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The rankings are meant to "identify hospitals that provide the highest quality of care for children with the most serious or complicated medical conditions", according to U.S. News.

Texas Children's Hospital in Houston retained fourth place while Washington, D.C.'s Children's National Medical Center leaped from ninth to fifth place.

For the rankings, visit http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/pediatric-rankings.

U.S. News & World Report included the hospital in its 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals rankings. They are the only comprehensive source of quality-related information on US pediatric hospitals. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. "Children with life-threatening or rare conditions need the level of quality care that these hospitals deliver day after day".

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