N.C. Children's Hospital achieves high rankings in several specialties including cancer

Congratulations to the N.C. Children’s Hospital for receiving top rankings in 10 out of 10 clinical categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-13 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” list. The N.C. Children’s Hospital is ranked 26th in cancer.

It is also ranked 8th in pulmonology, 25th in gastroenterology, 29th in orthopaedics, 31st in nephrology, 32nd in endocrinology and diabetes, 36th in urology, 37th in neonatology, 42nd in cardiology and heart surgery, and 47th in neurology and neurosurgery.

“North Carolina Children’s Hospital deserves high praise for its accomplishments,” said Health Rankings Editor Avery Comarow. “North Carolina Children’s Hospital has a reservoir of dedication and expertise that helps the sickest kids. Our goal at U.S. News is to identify and call attention to pediatric centers like this one.”

The full rankings and methodology are available onlineIcon indicating that a link will open an external site.. The rankings will also be published in the U.S. News Best Hospitals 2013 guidebook, which will be available in August.

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