U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals

Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Neurology & Neurosurgery

These are the 50 top-ranked centers for children with serious neurological problems. Surgical survival, parent and family involvement and clinical research 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 neurologists and neurosurgeons surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 recommended the hospital.

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Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Surgical survival Prevention of surgical complications Management of epilepsy patients Use of infection-preventing measures Surgery volume
#50

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

52.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.3%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Very high

100

Score: 11

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

Very high

100

Score: 15

Very high: 15 or 16 out of 16

Low

5

Score: 2

Low: 1 to 2 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 23

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

High

75

Score: 23

High: 23 to 29 out of 33

#24

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

67.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 8.6%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

High

75

Score: 10

High: 9 or 10 out 12

High

75

Score: 14

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Very good

75

Score: 23

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 17

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#25

Mayo Clinic Children's Center

Rochester, MN

67.7 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 13.4%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very high

100

Score: 11

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 14

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

Low

5

Score: 2

Low: 1 to 2 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 23

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 18

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#16

Primary Children's Medical Center

Salt Lake City, UT

75.3 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 11.1%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 14

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

High

75

Score: 6

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Very good

75

Score: 23

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

High

75

Score: 26

High: 23 to 29 out of 33

#36

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

60.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.0%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Very high

100

Score: 11

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 11

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Very good

75

Score: 22

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 21

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#9

Children's National Medical Center

82.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 26.6%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 11

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

Very high

100

Score: 7

Very high: 7 or 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 22

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 22

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#38

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

59.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 7.6%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

Average

50

Score: 8

Average: 6 to 10 out of 16

Average

50

Score: 4

Average: 3 or 4 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 22

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 19

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#17

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

74.9 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 18.2%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 12

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

High

75

Score: 6

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Very good

75

Score: 22

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 19

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#45

Children's Hospital at Montefiore

56.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.4%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 13

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

Average

50

Score: 3

Average: 3 or 4 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 21

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Low

5

Score: 12

Low: 0 to 15 out of 33

#18

Children's Hospital Colorado

74.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 13.0%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 12

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Very good

75

Score: 21

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

High

75

Score: 24

High: 23 to 29 out of 33

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