U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals

Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

These are the 50 top-ranked centers for children with serious digestive disorders. Clinical research, liver transplant survival and patient volume 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 liver specialists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 recommended the hospital.

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Showing 41–50 of 50

Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Three-year liver transplant survival Prevention of ICU infections Use of infection-preventing measures Gastroenterology & GI surgery patient volume Surgery volume
#48

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

50.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 1

Average: 1 or 2 out of 3

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 1 to 3 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 23

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

High

75

Score: 47

High: 41 to 55 out of 60

Average

50

Score: 4

Average: 4 or 5 out of 8

#29

Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center

61.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 4

Very good: 4 or 5 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 21

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

Average

50

Score: 27

Average: 26 to 40 out of 60

Very high

100

Score: 8

Very high: 8 out of 8

#41

Levine Children's Hospital

56.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 2

Average: 1 or 2 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 5

Very good: 4 or 5 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 23

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

Low

5

Score: 23

Low: 1 to 25 out of 60

High

75

Score: 6

High: 6 or 7 out of 8

#24

North Carolina Children's Hospital at UNC

63.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 4

Very good: 4 or 5 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 24

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

Average

50

Score: 35

Average: 26 to 40 out of 60

Average

50

Score: 5

Average: 4 or 5 out of 8

#32

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital

59.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 4

Very good: 4 or 5 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 18

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

Average

50

Score: 28

Average: 26 to 40 out of 60

Average

50

Score: 5

Average: 4 or 5 out of 8

#39

Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital

56.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 4

Very good: 4 or 5 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 21

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

Average

50

Score: 30

Average: 26 to 40 out of 60

Low

5

Score: 3

Low: 1 to 3 out of 8

#37

American Family Children's Hospital

57.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 4

Very good: 4 or 5 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 19

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

Low

5

Score: 17

Low: 1 to 25 out of 60

Low

5

Score: 2

Low: 1 to 3 out of 8

#50

Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

48.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Average

50

Score: 2

Average: 1 or 2 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 4

Very good: 4 or 5 out of 6

Modest

25

Score: 6

Modest: 1 to 10 out of 27

Low

5

Score: 23

Low: 1 to 25 out of 60

Low

5

Score: 3

Low: 1 to 3 out of 8

#22

Holtz Children's Hospital at UM-​Jackson Memorial Medical Center

66.4 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 6

Superior: 6 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 18

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

Average

50

Score: 27

Average: 26 to 40 out of 60

High

75

Score: 6

High: 6 or 7 out of 8

#40

Rush Children's Hospital

56.4 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 5

Very good: 4 or 5 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 20

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

Low

5

Score: 22

Low: 1 to 25 out of 60

Low

5

Score: 2

Low: 1 to 3 out of 8

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