2015 Articles and Releases

U.S.News Ranks St. Louis Children's Hospital in all "Best Children's Hospital" Specialties

In each of the 10 specialties surveyed, St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine is again among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. The publication released its annual “Best Children’s Hospitals” edition, along with the methodology used to prepare the rankings.

Of the 184 pediatric hospitals surveyed nationwide, only 21 ranked in all 10 specialties – including St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University. St. Louis Children’s Hospital was the only hospital in St. Louis to rank in all 10 specialties.

The 10 pediatric specialties are cancer, cardiology/heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.

We endeavor to provide patients not just the very best medicine has to offer, but we push the boundaries to seek the next opportunity, take advantage of the next innovation and find the next cure,” says Alan Schwartz, PhD, MD, head of the department of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine.

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