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. Liver transplant survival, patient volume and prevention of ICU infections were among the kinds of data, collected from a detailed U.S. News survey of children's hospitals, that produced 83.3 percent of each hospital's score. The other 16.7 percent reflects how many of 450 pediatric gastroenterologists responding to surveys in 2012, 2013 and 2014 recommended the hospital for serious cases.

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Rank Hospital U.S. News Specialty Score Reputation with specialists Success of selected treatments Three-year liver transplant survival Use of infection-preventing measures Prevention of ICU infections Patient volume
#40

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

60.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 6

Average: 5, 6 or 7 out of 9

NA

Superior

100

Score: 29

Superior: 27 to 30 out of 30

Very good

75

Score: 7

Very good: 5, 6 or 7 out of 10

High

75

Score: 49

High: 41 to 55 out of 60

#43

Children's Hospital of Orange County

59.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 7

Average: 5, 6 or 7 out of 9

NA

Superior

100

Score: 28

Superior: 27 to 30 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 10

Superior: 8, 9 or 10 out of 10

Average

50

Score: 35

Average: 26 to 40 out of 60

#50

Doernbecher Children's Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University

54.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 6

Average: 5, 6 or 7 out of 9

NA

Superior

100

Score: 30

Superior: 27 to 30 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 9

Superior: 8, 9 or 10 out of 10

Low

5

Score: 24

Low: 1 to 25 out of 60

#31

SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center

64.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.3%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

75

Score: 8

High: 8 or 9 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 2

Average: 1 or 2 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 26

Very good: 19 to 26 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8, 9 or 10 out of 10

Low

5

Score: 25

Low: 1 to 25 out of 60

#32

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

64.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 6

Average: 5, 6 or 7 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 2

Average: 1 or 2 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 26

Very good: 19 to 26 out of 30

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 1 to 4 out of 10

High

75

Score: 50

High: 41 to 55 out of 60

#49

American Family Children's Hospital

57.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 6

Average: 5, 6 or 7 out of 9

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 23

Very good: 19 to 26 out of 30

Significant

50

Score: 3

Significant: 1 to 4 out of 10

Low

5

Score: 17

Low: 1 to 25 out of 60

#44

Children's Hospital of Michigan

59.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

75

Score: 8

High: 8 or 9 out of 9

NA

Very good

75

Score: 26

Very good: 19 to 26 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 9

Superior: 8, 9 or 10 out of 10

Average

50

Score: 40

Average: 26 to 40 out of 60

#34

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital

Gainesville, FL

63.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 7

Average: 5, 6 or 7 out of 9

Average

50

Score: 2

Average: 1 or 2 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 28

Superior: 27 to 30 out of 30

Very good

75

Score: 6

Very good: 5, 6 or 7 out of 10

Low

5

Score: 23

Low: 1 to 25 out of 60

#33

Children's Hospital of Alabama at UAB

63.2 / 100

None

0.1

Average

50

Score: 7

Average: 5, 6 or 7 out of 9

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 26

Very good: 19 to 26 out of 30

Very good

75

Score: 7

Very good: 5, 6 or 7 out of 10

Average

50

Score: 29

Average: 26 to 40 out of 60

#25

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

68.1 / 100

None

0.1

High

75

Score: 8

High: 8 or 9 out of 9

High

100

Score: 3

High: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 25

Very good: 19 to 26 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 10

Superior: 8, 9 or 10 out of 10

Low

5

Score: 21

Low: 1 to 25 out of 60

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