We’re not just the largest children’s hospital in America. For 12 straight years, we’ve also been recognized as one of the best by U.S. News & World Report. This year, we’re ranked #4 overall and in the top five in seven specialties – including #1 in pediatric cardiology and heart surgery.
It takes great technology, facilities and expertise to be recognized year after year, but the most important thing it takes is great people. We’re honored that so many people who care choose to work at Texas Children’s.
Additionally, we’re proud to have been recognized in the following specialties:
- #1 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
- #2 Nephrology (kidney disorders)
- #2 Neurology & Neurosurgery
- #3 Pulmonology
- #4 Cancer
- #4 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
- #5 Diabetes & Endocrinology
- #6 Urology
- #10 Neonatology
- #15 Orthopedics
About U.S. News Rankings
U.S. News & World Report introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. The rankings are the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals.
The U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings rely on clinical data and on an annual survey of pediatric specialists. The rankings factor in patient outcomes, such as mortality and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and compliance with best practices.
The 2020-21 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals is available online at usnews.com/childrenshospitals.