Children's Ranks Among "Best Children's Hospitals" in the Nation

U.S.News & World Report

USNews Children's Hospital RankingsChildren’s Healthcare of Atlanta is ranked among the nation’s top pediatric hospitals in the U.S.News & World Report 2013-2014 edition of “Best Children's Hospitals.” Recognized as one of the most comprehensive listings of its kind, the report compiles data from 179 pediatric centers and the opinions of 150 pediatric specialists to name the best of the best in 10 specialties. The rankings are designed to serve as a tool for parents and families looking for the best and most comprehensive care for their child.

 

 

CancerCancer

We are home to one of the largest childhood cancer centers in the U.S., treating an average of 365 new cancer patients each year—one per day

     

CardiacCardiology & Heart Surgery 

Children’s is one of the highest volume pediatric heart centers in the country.  Our pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons perform more than 700 heart surgeries every year, and our outcomes consistently exceed the national average.

     

DiabetesDiabetes & Endocrinology

Children’s endocrinology services provides complete therapeutic and medical care for children with adrenal disorders, calcium and bone disorders, diabetes, disorders of puberty and sexual development, and growth disorders. Our pediatric-trained team includes endocrinologists, nurses and certified diabetes educators/dieticians. Members from our comprehensive pediatric program are currently participating in advanced T1DAL research with 3 universities.

     

GastroenterologyGastroenterology & GI Surgery

Our gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition program provides specialized care for infants, children and young adults with complex and common GI conditions including inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis), swallowing disorders and reflux as well as liver and nutritional disorders.

     

NeonatologyNeonatology

Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) provide high quality care for high-risk newborns in a specialized environment. Our NICUs have 77 NICU beds and are designed to deliver developmentally focused care specifically for newborns. Our NICU team includes approximately 400 specialists in 30 areas.

     

NephrologyNephrology

Our dedicated team is experienced in caring for children and young adults with all types of kidney conditions—from the most common to those rarely seen outside of the top pediatric centers.

     

NeurologyNeurology & Neurosurgery

We have one of the highest volumes of pediatric inpatient neurological and neurosurgical volumes in the country.

     

OrthopaedicsOrthopaedics

As one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric programs in the country, the orthopaedics team at Children's treats more than 156,000 outpatient visits each year across all specialties, from brachial plexus to sports medicine.

     

PulmonologyPulmonology

Our pulmonology team cares for children of all ages with respiratory problems, such as asthma, cystic fibrosis and pneumonia. Our multidisciplinary team consists of pulmonologists, nutritionists, respiratory care therapists and pharmacists.

     

UrologyUrology

Our urology program was nationally recognized because of superior scores in areas such as commitment to clinical research and quality improvement. More than 4,000 pediatric urological surgeries are performed at Children’s each year.