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U.S. News Rankings

Children’s Hospital of Michigan is among the best in the country in five pediatric specialties according to the new U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today.

Children’s Hospital of Michigan is nationally ranked in Urology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery and Orthopedics.

The 13th annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings recognize the top 50 pediatric facilities across the U.S. in 10 pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and lung surgery, and urology.

“Children’s Hospital of Michigan is consistently recognized as one of America’s best hospitals which exemplifies the commitment of our entire health care team to pediatric quality, safety, innovation and research for our patients and their families,” said the Children’s Hospital of Michigan CEO Luanne Thomas Ewald. “We’re extremely honored and proud of our team for the unique role they play in delivering exceptional care for children throughout the State of Michigan and beyond.”

U.S. News 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 Best Children's Hospitals rankings were designed to help provide families seeking the best medical care for their sick child with access to the most comprehensive data available,” said Ben Harder, Managing Editor and Chief of Health Analysis at U.S. News. “The rankings, coupled with guidance from pediatricians, help families make better-informed decisions about where to find high-quality, compassionate care for their children when they need it most.”

The U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings rely on clinical data and on an annual survey of pediatric specialists. The rankings methodology factors in patient outcomes, such as mortality and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and compliance with best practices.