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U S News & World Report

One of America’s Top Children’s Hospitals

Cleveland Clinic Children’s was nationally ranked in pediatric care by U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 edition of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.

Cleveland Clinic Children's Neurology & Neurosurgery program ranked No. 8 nationally. For the second consecutive year our Gastroenterology program was ranked nationally in the Top 10 and continues to be one of the best in Ohio. Other Cleveland Clinic Children's programs that ranked nationally included Cancer; Cardiology & Heart Surgery; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Pulmonology; and Urology.

“It’s a great accomplishment to be recognized among the top children’s hospitals in the country,” said Giovanni Piedimonte, MD, Chair of Cleveland Clinic Children’s. “We’re dedicated to growing our services across all specialties and throughout the region so we can continue delivering world-class care to our children.”

About the Rankings

The U.S.News rankings were developed to help patients, families and physicians determine the hospitals who provide the best care for serious or complicated medical conditions or procedures. The rankings recognize the top 50 children’s hospital in 10 medical specialties, determined based on a number of criteria, including:

  • Hospital survival rates
  • Nurse staffing
  • Sub-specialist availability

In addition to the data, pediatric specialists were asked to recommend the hospitals they consider best for children with challenging problems. Eighty-seven hospitals across the country ranked in one or more specialties. For more information, including full rankings and methodology, check out usnews.com/childrenshospitals and the August print issue of U.S. News & World Report.