In June, U.S. News & World Report named Seattle Children’s to its Honor Roll of the nation’s 10 best children’s hospitals, out of nearly 200 pediatric hospitals evaluated. Seattle Children’s is the top-ranked pediatric facility in the Northwest and ranks in the top 20 for all 10 of the individual specialty areas that U.S. News & World Report evaluates. It is the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Seattle Children’s as a top children’s hospital every year since it began ranking medical facilities more than 25 years ago.

Top-Ranked in 10 of 10 Specialty Areas

U.S. News & World Report ranks pediatric hospitals in 10 specialty areas. The Honor Roll recognizes the 10 hospitals with the highest rankings across all specialties.

In each specialty that U.S. News & World Report evaluates, Seattle Children’s ranked in the top 20, and several ranked in the top 10:

  • Nephrology: #8
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology: #10
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery: #10
  • Cancer: #11
  • Pulmonary: #12
  • Neonatology: #14
  • Urology: #15
  • Cardiology and Heart Surgery: #16
  • Orthopedics: #17
  • Gastroenterology and GI Surgery: #18