U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals

Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Orthopedics

These are the 50 top-ranked orthopedic centers for children. Success with complex fractures, surgical complications and infection prevention 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 orthopedists responding to surveys in 2012, 2013 and 2014 recommended the hospital for serious cases.

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Showing 41–50 of 50

Rank Hospital U.S. News Specialty Score Reputation with specialists Speed and success with complex fractures Preventing surgical complications Use of infection-preventing measures Patient volume
#41

American Family Children's Hospital

Madison, WI

72.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.0%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

75

Score: 6

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 10

Very good: 9 or 10 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 20

Very good: 17 to 22 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 13

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#42

Children's Hospital of Orange County

Orange, CA

72.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.0%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

High

75

Score: 6

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 24

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 13

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#43

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Phoenix, AZ

71.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

75

Score: 6

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 23

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 17

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#44

University of Rochester-​Golisano Children's Hospital

Rochester, NY

70.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

75

Score: 6

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Significant

50

Score: 16

Significant: 9 to 16 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 14

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#45

Akron Children's Hospital

Akron, OH

70.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.6%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Average

50

Score: 4

Average: 3 or 4 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 25

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

High

75

Score: 22

High: 21 to 29 out of 33

#46

Mayo Clinic Children's Center

Rochester, MN

69.0 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.0%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

High

75

Score: 6

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Significant

50

Score: 6

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 24

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 14

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#47

Levine Children's Hospital

68.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 21

Very good: 17 to 22 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 11

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#48

Yale-​New Haven Children's Hospital

67.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Low

5

Score: 8

Low: 1 to 10 out of 33

#49

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH

67.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.2%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Average

50

Score: 4

Average: 3 or 4 out of 6

Significant

50

Score: 6

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Very high

100

Score: 31

Very high: 30 to 33 out of 33

#50

Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center

Oklahoma City, OK

66.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.1%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

High

75

Score: 6

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 20

Very good: 17 to 22 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 14

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

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