Date: June 21, 2023

ATLANTA (June 21, 2023) – Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is ranked among the nation’s top pediatric hospitals for 2023-2024 on the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals list. Children's has four specialties ranked in the top 10 and eight specialties ranked in the top 20.

The Cancer Program (No. 8), the Gastroenterology and GI Surgery Program (No. 9), the Orthopaedics Program (No. 10), the Urology Program (No. 10), the Nephrology Program (No. 11), the Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program (No. 12), the Pulmonology and Lung Surgery Program (No. 16), and the Neurology and Neurosurgery Program (No. 19) all ranked in the top 20 for their individual specialties. For the 4th year in a row, Children’s was also ranked the No. 1 pediatric hospital in Georgia.

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.

"Children’s is honored to be named as one of the top pediatric hospitals. Our dedicated teams go above and beyond for all patients, and we are excited to recognize the specialized care they provide,” said Donna Hyland, CEO of Children’s. “We are committed to doing everything possible to make anything possible for kids within our hospitals each and every day. These rankings are a true testament to the level of expertise and dedication our physicians and staff provide to our patients."

These rankings are featured on and will be published in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2024” guidebook, which will be available later this fall.

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 more than one million patient visits annually at three hospitals, Marcus Autism Center, the Center for Advanced Pediatrics, urgent care centers 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.