U.S. News ranks UC Davis, UCLA, UCSF.
The University of California’s three children’s hospitals – Davis, Los Angeles and San Francisco – all rank among the nation’s top pediatric hospitals, according to the new 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.
This year’s survey is available online. It evaluates the top 50 hospitals in 10 pediatric specialties.
Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA was recognized for excellence in all 10 specialties, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in nine and UC Davis Children’s Hospital in one. In addition, UC’s two other medical center campuses are affiliated with ranked children’s hospitals – UC Irvine is affiliated with Children’s Hospital of Orange County (ranked in six specialties) and UC San Diego is affiliated with Rady Children’s Hospital (ranked in all 10 specialties).
The rankings for Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA include nephrology (ranked No. 8), gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery (11), diabetes and endocrinology (12), orthopedics (17), neurology and neurosurgery (24), heart and heart surgery (26), neonatology (33), cancer (39), urology (40), and pulmonology (44).
The rankings for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital include diabetes and endocrinology (14), nephrology (15), cancer (17), heart and heart surgery (18), gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery (19), neurology and neurosurgery (22), neonatology (26), urology (28), and pulmonology (35).
UC Davis Children’s Hospital ranked No. 41 in orthopedics, a joint program with Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.