U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals

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These are the 50 top-ranked pediatric cancer centers. Three-year survival, transplant accreditation and infection prevention were among the factors making up 75 percent of the score, based mostly on data from a U.S. News survey of children's hospitals. The other 25 percent reflects how many of 450 pediatric cancer specialists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 recommended the hospital.

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Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Three-year survival Bone marrow transplant survival Use of infection-preventing measures Prevention of ICU infections Nurse-patient ratio
#41

Children's Hospital of Michigan

Detroit, MI

56.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.0%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 5

Average: 4, 5 or 6 out of 9

High

75

Score: 2

High: 2 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 22

Superior: 19 to 23 out of 23

Very good

75

Score: 7

Very good: 6 or 7 out of 9

Good

75

Score: 2.6

Good: 2.6-​3.0

#42

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

55.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 7

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 1

Average: 1 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 18

Very good: 13 to 18 out of 23

Significant

50

Score: 4

Significant: 4 or 5 out of 9

Superior

100

Score: 3.1

Superior: 3.1 and above

#42

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital

Minneapolis, MN

55.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.3%

Significant: 3%-​14.9%

Average

50

Score: 5

Average: 4, 5 or 6 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 1

Average: 1 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 17

Very good: 13 to 18 out of 23

Very good

75

Score: 7

Very good: 6 or 7 out of 9

Good

75

Score: 2.9

Good: 2.6-​3.0

#44

Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Wilmington, DE

55.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.6%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 6

Average: 4, 5 or 6 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 1

Average: 1 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 21

Superior: 19 to 23 out of 23

Very good

75

Score: 7

Very good: 6 or 7 out of 9

Superior

100

Score: 3.5

Superior: 3.1 and above

#45

University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital

Chicago, IL

55.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 8

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

High

75

Score: 2

High: 2 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 14

Very good: 13 to 18 out of 23

Very good

75

Score: 6

Very good: 6 or 7 out of 9

Good

75

Score: 2.7

Good: 2.6-​3.0

#46

Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital

New York, NY

54.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

High

100

Score: 8

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

Very High

100

Score: 3

Very High: 3 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 22

Superior: 19 to 23 out of 23

Significant

50

Score: 5

Significant: 4 or 5 out of 9

Below average

25

Score: 2.2

Below average: 2.0-​2.2

#46

Rady Children's Hospital

San Diego, CA

54.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 7

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

Low

0.1

Score: 0

Low: 0 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 22

Superior: 19 to 23 out of 23

Superior

100

Score: 9

Superior: 8 or 9 out of 9

Superior

100

Score: 3.3

Superior: 3.1 and above

#46

Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

54.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

High

100

Score: 8

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 1

Average: 1 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 19

Superior: 19 to 23 out of 23

Very good

75

Score: 7

Very good: 6 or 7 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 2.3

Average: 2.3-​2.5

#49

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

54.3 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.1%

Significant: 3%-​14.9%

Average

50

Score: 6

Average: 4, 5 or 6 out of 9

Low

0.1

Score: 0

Low: 0 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 18

Very good: 13 to 18 out of 23

Very good

75

Score: 6

Very good: 6 or 7 out of 9

Superior

100

Score: 3.1

Superior: 3.1 and above

#49

Levine Children's Hospital

Charlotte, NC

54.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 8

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

High

75

Score: 2

High: 2 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 19

Superior: 19 to 23 out of 23

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 or 9 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 2.3

Average: 2.3-​2.5

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