U.S. News and World Report has ranked UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital as a top children’s hospital in four medical and surgical specialties, placing it among the elite children’s hospitals in the nation.
The 2019-20 top children’s hospital rankings have placed pediatric cardiology and heart surgery at 39. All of our specialties included in the top 50 are:
- Pediatric cardiology and heart surgery (39)
- Gastroenterology and GI surgery (50)
- Neonatology (49)
- Nephrology (45)
The national survey began with the gathering of key clinical data from nearly 200 medical centers. Factors in the rankings included clinical outcomes, patient survival, infection rates, and level and quality of hospital resources. In addition, more than 11,000 pediatric specialists were surveyed about where they would send the sickest children in their specialty.