UPMC Children’s Again Ranks as One of the Best Children's Hospitals in the U.S.

June 15, 2021

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is recognized as one of the top children's hospitals in the country, earning the ninth position on the 2021-22 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals.

The Best Children’s Hospitals rankings feature the top pediatric hospitals, out of 250 nationally, who are ranked in each of 10 specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, pulmonology, and urology. Hospitals that ranked high in three or more specialties made the honor roll.

Image of UPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghUPMC Children’s Hospital is ranked for excellence in all pediatric specialty areas and is among the top ten again in three specialties: cardiology and heart surgery (No. 2); diabetes and endocrinology (No. 7); and gastroenterology and gastroenterology surgery (No. 9).

“It is an honor to be ranked again as one of the best pediatric hospitals in the country. National recognition like this exemplifies the breadth of excellent and compassionate care UPMC Children’s provides for patients of all ages,” said Mark Sevco, president, UPMC Children’s. 

“We are extremely proud of UPMC Children’s, but our work does not stop in Pittsburgh,” explained Leslie Davis, senior vice president, UPMC, and executive vice president and chief operating officer, UPMC Health Services Division. “UPMC is committed to expanding UPMC Children’s nationally ranked care across all the regions we serve, so that every child gets the right care at the right time by the right provider regardless of where they live.”