Ranking No. 1 in six of 10 specialties, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has more No. 1 rankings than any other children’s hospital in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report’s 2012-13 survey of Best Children’s Hospitals.
The Hospital also again tied for the No. 1 overall ranking on the U.S. News Honor Roll.
CHOP ranked first in the nation for cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, pulmonology and urology, and in the top four for every other pediatric specialty ranked by the U.S. News survey.
The U.S. News survey methodology combines clinical data points from 178 pediatric centers with a separate reputational score derived from a survey in which 1,500 pediatric specialists – 150 in each specialty – were asked to which hospital they would send the sickest children.
CHOP earned high marks for its dedication and expertise across multiple specialties, the quality of its treatment, survival rates, research and other factors. The hospital was also recognized for its strong reputation with specialists and excellent nurse-patient ratios. Learn more >>
Parents magazine has named The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia the best pediatric hospital in the nation, based on a comprehensive, data-driven survey. CHOP was ranked in the top 3 in all 6 specialties included in the survey.
In addition to the overall ranking, Parents magazine gave number one rankings to CHOP's Cancer Center and the emergency medicine division. The Cardiac Center tied for first, neonatology ranked second and orthopedics and pulmonology ranked third. Learn more »