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New #2 on U.S. News 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals Ranking

New #2 on U.S. News 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals Ranking

Today is a day of celebration – our ranking has climbed to #2 on U.S. News and World Report’s 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking!

Additionally, our specialty care has achieved the Top 10 in all 10 ranked specialties distinction – including two #1 programs – Cancer and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery.

The full list of specialties and their associated rankings are below. Each has a link to learn more about what makes that program among the very best in the country.

Specialty Rankings

Cancer #1
Gastroenterology & GI Surgery #1
Nephrology #2
Neurology & Neurosurgery #2
Urology #2
Diabetes & Endocrinology #3
Pulmonology #3
Orthopedics #4
Neonatology #5
Cardiology & Heart Surgery #8

Thank you!

With these rankings each year, we have an opportunity to recognize the people who make Cincinnati Children’s the extraordinary place that it is.

Our patients and their families are incredible motivation to constantly improve, innovate and care deeply. They never give up, and neither will we. We know that rankings can change from year to year, but our commitment to provide the best patient care never waivers.

To our patients and families: Thank you for your partnership – we are honored to be part of your lives!

Our employees are the heart of Cincinnati Children’s. They bring their knowledge and expertise to work every day to the benefit of the families we serve. They solve problems, anticipate needs, see things that others may not and above all, they care.

To our employees: Thank you for your dedication and generous hearts. We couldn’t do any of these extraordinary things without you!

And partnership in our community and around the world is paramount to the work we do. Today, we also thank all of our partners and donors for their commitment to child health, their generosity and their willingness to work together to tackle big things.

Let’s Celebrate

There are so many fun ways to celebrate today. We’re tweeting about the rankings with #2forkids and invite you to join us. We also have celebratory Facebook profile frames – so watch for those and show your #2 pride. And if you happen to be visiting our locations today check out the Snapchat filters we’ve deployed across our locations.

You might also find some fun surprises in unexpected places today – if you do, please participate and enjoy!


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