The Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals 2019-20

A photo tour of the 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals

Which hospitals are best prepared to care for the sickest kids? The 2019-20 U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings identify 84 hospitals with demonstrated expertise in one or more of 10 pediatric specialties. Ten hospitals earned a place on the Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll.

Click through the slides to view the Best Children’s Honor Roll hospitals.

10. Seattle Children’s Hospital

Location: Seattle

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: Not Ranked

Number of 2019-20 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Nephrology (#8), Diabetes & Endocrinology (#10), Neurology & Neurosurgery (#10)

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9. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Location: Baltimore

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: 8

Number of 2019-20 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Cancer (#5), Neurology & Neurosurgery (#8), Urology (#8)

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8. UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: Not Ranked

Number of 2019-20 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery (#3), Diabetes & Endocrinology (#6), Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (#6)

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7. Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Location: Columbus, Ohio

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: 7

Number of 2019-20 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Cancer (#4), Neurology & Neurosurgery (#7), Orthopedics (#9), Urology (#9)

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6. Children’s National Medical Center

Location: Washington, D.C.

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: 5

Number of 2018-19 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Neonatology (#1), Neurology & Neurosurgery (#5), Nephrology (#6)

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5. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Location: Los Angeles

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: 6

Number of 2019-20 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery (#4), Diabetes & Endocrinology (#4), Orthopedics (#5)

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3. (tie) Texas Children’s Hospital

Location: Houston

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: 4

Number of 2019-20 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery (#1), Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (#1), Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (#2), Nephrology (#2)

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3. (tie) Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Location: Cincinnati

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: 2

Number of 2019-20 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (#3), Nephrology (#3), Neonatology (#4), Neurology & Neurosurgery (#4), Orthopedics (#4), Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (#4), Urology (#4)

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2. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: 3

Number of 2019-20 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Diabetes & Endocrinology (#1), Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (#1), Neurology & Neurosurgery (#2) Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (#2), Urology (#2)

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1. Boston Children’s Hospital

Location: Boston

2018-19 Honor Roll rank: 1

Number of 2019-20 Honor Roll specialties: 10

Highest-ranking specialties: Cancer (#1), Nephrology (#1), Neurology & Neurosurgery (#1), Orthopedics (#1), Urology (#1)

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The Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals 2019-20 originally appeared on usnews.com

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