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Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Neonatology

These are the 50 top-ranked neonatal centers. Nurse staffing in neonatal intensive care units, ability to prevent bloodstream infections 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 neonatologists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 recommended the hospital.

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National Rank Hospital U.S. News Score
#11

Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle, WA

77.9 / 100
#12

Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Baltimore, MD

75.9 / 100
#13

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

75.5 / 100
#14

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati, OH

74.1 / 100

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#15

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chicago, IL

72.9 / 100
#16

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Nashville, TN

72.6 / 100
#17

Texas Children's Hospital

Houston, TX

71.1 / 100
#18

Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center

Durham, NC

67.8 / 100
#19

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

65.1 / 100
#20

Rady Children's Hospital

San Diego, CA

63.0 / 100

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Gold — Nationally Ranked: hospitals that excel in difficult cases in one or more specialties.

Silver — High-Performing: hospitals in the tier just below nationally ranked Best Hospitals.

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