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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Ranks among “Best Children’s Hospitals” in Nation, According to U.S. News & World Report


ATLANTA (June 14, 2022) – Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is ranked among the nation’s top pediatric hospitals for 2022-2023 on the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals list. Children's has 4 specialties ranked in the top 10 and 8 specialties ranked in the top 20.

The Cancer Program (No. 7), the Gastroenterology and GI Surgery Program (No. 7), the Nephrology Program (No. 9), the Urology Program (No. 10), the Orthopaedics Program (No. 11), the Neurology and Neurosurgery Program (No. 11), the Pulmonology and Lung Surgery Program (No. 16), and the Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program (No. 18) all ranked in the top 20 for their individual specialties.

The report ranks hospitals for excellence in outcomes, program structure and national reputation in 10 pediatric specialty areas—with the survey questions created and refined by content experts in each field. Children’s ranked in each of the 10 specialty areas.

“We are proud of our incredible team for the specialized care and level of expertise they provide to all our patients, and we are honored to be named as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation,” said Donna Hyland, CEO of Children’s. “As we continue advancing pediatric medicine to meet the needs of future generations in Georgia and beyond, we are committed to doing everything possible to make anything possible for kids.”

The 2022 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals” is published online at usnews.com/childrenshospitals and will be published in the U.S. News Best Hospitals 2023 guidebook, which will be available later this fall. “Best Children’s Hospitals” pulls together clinical and operational data from an extensive survey, completed by 119 hospitals.

For more information:

Allyson Wright

Public Relations, Manager

404-785-7253

Allyson.Wright2@choa.org

About Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

As the only freestanding pediatric healthcare system in Georgia, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is the trusted leader in caring for kids. The not-for-profit organization’s mission is to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow through more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs, top healthcare professionals, and leading research and technology. Children’s is one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country, managing nearly one million patient visits annually at three hospitals, Marcus Autism Center, the Center for Advanced Pediatrics and neighborhood locations. Consistently ranked among the top children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has impacted the lives of kids in Georgia, across the United States and around the world for more than 100 years thanks to generous support from the community.

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