Why Choose Us
Texas Children's Hospital, located in Houston, Texas, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education and research.
We are proud to be consistently ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation. The 2019-20 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report ranked Texas Children’s Hospital third* in the country among nearly 200 pediatric centers.
Texas Children’s is one of only 10 children’s hospitals across the country to achieve the Honor Roll designation, and the only nationally-ranked hospital in Texas. With the incredible partnership of academic affiliate Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s continues to be a preeminent resource for health and hope to children and their families.
We are honored to be the best place in the country for children in need of pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, as well as pulmonary care. Additionally, we’re proud to have top 10 rankings in all 10 recognized specialties.
By the Numbers
- #1 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
- #1 Pulmonology
- #2 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
- #2 Nephrology (kidney disorders)
- #3 Cancer
- #3 Neurology & Neurosurgery
- #6 Urology
- #7 Neonatology*
- #8 Diabetes & Endocrinology
- #10 Orthopedics
Texas Children’s Hospital is in Houston, Texas; the fourth-largest city in the U.S. and the largest city in the South and the Southwest. With more than 2.2 million residents, Houston is now known as the most ethnically and racially diverse city in the United States, with more than 145 different languages spoken here. Our main hospital is located in the Texas Medical Center (TMC) – the largest medical complex in the world.
Travel to Houston is convenient, with Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) ranked third in the U.S. for most scheduled nonstop destinations, including nonstop service to more than 70 international destinations. Houston is the primary gateway to Latin America, and #1 in the nation in the number of weekly nonstop flights to Mexico.
With nearly 30 destinations in Mexico, IAH offers service to more Mexican destinations than any other US airport.
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