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
#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

#40

Doernbecher Children's Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University

58.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 12

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

Average

50

Score: 3

Average: 3 or 4 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 24

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 18

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#39

Kosair Children's Hospital

59.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 13

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Very good

75

Score: 24

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 18

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

#2

St. Louis Children's Hospital-​Washington University

91.9 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 34.2%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 14

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

Very high

100

Score: 8

Very high: 7 or 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 24

Very good: 21 to 24 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 18

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#28

Akron Children's Hospital

66.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 12

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

Very high

100

Score: 8

Very high: 7 or 8 out of 8

Superior

100

Score: 25

Superior: 25 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 17

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#33

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

63.0 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.6%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

High

75

Score: 11

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Superior

100

Score: 25

Superior: 25 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 17

Average: 16 to 22 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

#43

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

57.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.6%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

75

Score: 9

High: 9 or 10 out 12

High

75

Score: 12

High: 11 to 14 out of 16

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Significant

50

Score: 19

Significant: 16 to 20 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 17

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

#30

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

66.0 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 4.3%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

Very high

100

Score: 15

Very high: 15 or 16 out of 16

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out 8

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 25 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 17

Average: 16 to 22 out of 33

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