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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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
#21

Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle, WA

79.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 17.2%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

High

75

Score: 5

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 10

Very good: 9 or 10 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 20

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#9

Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

Cleveland, OH

85.8 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 15.1%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

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: 22

Very good: 17 to 22 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 19

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#38

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

New York, NY

72.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 11.2%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Average

50

Score: 4

Average: 3 or 4 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 15

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#30

Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Baltimore, MD

74.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 9.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Average

50

Score: 4

Average: 3 or 4 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 9

Very good: 9 or 10 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 20

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#12

Primary Children's Hospital

Salt Lake City, UT

83.3 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 9.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

High

75

Score: 6

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

High

75

Score: 22

High: 21 to 29 out of 33

#19

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

Chicago, IL

79.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 9.7%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

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

#17

Arnold Palmer Medical Center

Orlando, FL

79.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 8.1%

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

Very good

75

Score: 22

Very good: 17 to 22 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 11

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#23

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Saint Paul, MN

77.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 7.1%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

High

75

Score: 6

High: 5 or 6 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 10

Very good: 9 or 10 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 25

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

High

75

Score: 26

High: 21 to 29 out of 33

#34

Texas Children's Hospital

Houston, TX

73.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 7.1%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Average

50

Score: 4

Average: 3 or 4 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Average

50

Score: 17

Average: 11 to 20 out of 33

#25

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

Ann Arbor, MI

76.9 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.3%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

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: 25

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

High

75

Score: 22

High: 21 to 29 out of 33

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