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
#15

St. Louis Children's Hospital-​Washington University

Saint Louis, MO

69.9 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.2%

Significant: 3%-​14.9%

High

100

Score: 7

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

Very High

100

Score: 3

Very High: 3 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 20

Superior: 19 to 23 out of 23

Significant

50

Score: 5

Significant: 4 or 5 out of 9

Superior

100

Score: 3.6

Superior: 3.1 and above

#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

#33

New York-​Presbyterian Morgan Stanley-​Komansky Children's Hospital

New York, NY

60.3 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.0%

Significant: 3%-​14.9%

High

100

Score: 9

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

Significant

50

Score: 5

Significant: 4 or 5 out of 9

Superior

100

Score: 3.1

Superior: 3.1 and above

#18

Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

Cleveland, OH

68.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.4%

Significant: 3%-​14.9%

Average

50

Score: 5

Average: 4, 5 or 6 out of 9

Very High

100

Score: 3

Very High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 18

Very good: 13 to 18 out of 23

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 or 9 out of 9

Good

75

Score: 3.0

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

#37

University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Ann Arbor, MI

59.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.8%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 7

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

High

75

Score: 2

High: 2 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 23

Superior: 19 to 23 out of 23

Very good

75

Score: 6

Very good: 6 or 7 out of 9

Superior

100

Score: 3.7

Superior: 3.1 and above

#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

#40

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Indianapolis, IN

58.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 8

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 1

Average: 1 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 21

Superior: 19 to 23 out of 23

Significant

50

Score: 4

Significant: 4 or 5 out of 9

Superior

100

Score: 3.4

Superior: 3.1 and above

#39

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

58.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 8

High: 7, 8 , or 9 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 1

Average: 1 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 20

Superior: 19 to 23 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

#19

Doernbecher Children's Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

67.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 7

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

Very good

75

Score: 6

Very good: 6 or 7 out of 9

Superior

100

Score: 3.6

Superior: 3.1 and above

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