Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Rankings

Pediatrics: Neurology & Neurosurgery

best Rank in This Specialty
#49
Overall Score in This Specialty
52.9 / 100

Reputation with specialists

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Use of infection-preventing measures

Significant

50

Score: 18

Significant: 16 to 20 out of 26

Surgical survival

Immediately following complex procedures

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

Prevention of surgical complications

High

75

Score: 13

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

Management of epilepsy patients

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Clinic patient volume

Average

50

Score: 30

Average: 17 to 32 out of 48

Surgery volume

Average

50

Score: 17

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

Epilepsy workup and care volume

High

75

Score: 10

High: 9 to 14 out of 18

Nurse-patient ratio

Good

75

Score: 2.9

Good: 2.6-​3.0

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified for high nursing standards

Score: x

Commitment to best practices

Such as regular mortality and morbidity conferences

Very good

75

Score: 14

Very good: 12 to 15 out of 17

Advanced clinical services

Such as neurological rehab program

Many

50

Score: 12

Many: 10 to 13 out of 16

Clinical support services

Such as pediatric anesthesia program

Most

75

Score: 8

Most: 8 out of 9

Advanced technologies

All

100

Score: 7

All: 7 out of 7

Specialized clinics and programs

Such as for movement disorders

Most

75

Score: 15

Most: 14 or 15 out of 16

Patient and family services

Such as interpreters and child life specialists

All

100

Score: 8

All: 8 out of 8

Efforts to involve families

Superior

100

Score: 7

Superior: 7 out of 7

Commitment to quality improvement

Superior

100

Score: 9

Superior: 9 or 10 out of 10

Adoption of health information technology

Such as computerized medical records

Modest

25

Score: 1

Modest: 1 to 5 out of 10

Availability of subspecialists

Such as pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 out of 11

Fellowship programs

2 of 2

Score: 2

Commitment to clinical research

High

100

Score: 4

High: 3 or 4 out of 4


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