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Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Orthopedics

These are the 50 top-ranked orthopedic centers for children. Clinical research, ability to prevent surgical complications and overall infection prevention 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 orthopedists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 recommended the hospital.

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Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Preventing surgical complications Use of infection-preventing measures Orthopedics patient volume Nurse-patient ratio
#41

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Hartford, CT

63.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.6%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 19

Very good: 16 to 20 out of 23

Average

50

Score: 14

Average: 11 to 20 out of 30

Average

50

Score: 2.5

Average: 2.3-​2.5

#41

UC Davis Children's Hospital-​Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern Calif.

Sacramento, CA

63.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 17

Very good: 16 to 20 out of 23

Average

50

Score: 16

Average: 11 to 20 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 4.3

Superior: 3.1 and above

#43

Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center

New Hyde Park, NY

62.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 23

Superior: 21 to 23 out of 23

Average

50

Score: 12

Average: 11 to 20 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 3.5

Superior: 3.1 and above

#44

Brenner Children's Hospital and Health Services

62.7 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 20

Very good: 16 to 20 out of 23

Low

5

Score: 3

Low: 1 to 10 out of 30

Good

75

Score: 3.0

Good: 2.6-​3.0

#45

University of Rochester-​Golisano Children's Hospital

Rochester, NY

62.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.6%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Significant

50

Score: 14

Significant: 9 to 15 out of 23

Average

50

Score: 12

Average: 11 to 20 out of 30

Good

75

Score: 2.8

Good: 2.6-​3.0

#46

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Philadelphia, PA

61.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.6%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 23

Superior: 21 to 23 out of 23

Average

50

Score: 13

Average: 11 to 20 out of 30

Average

50

Score: 2.5

Average: 2.3-​2.5

#47

Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center

Oklahoma City, OK

60.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.8%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 16

Very good: 16 to 20 out of 23

Average

50

Score: 12

Average: 11 to 20 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 3.3

Superior: 3.1 and above

#48

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

60.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Significant

50

Score: 8

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 18

Very good: 16 to 20 out of 23

High

75

Score: 23

High: 21 to 27 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 3.1

Superior: 3.1 and above

#49

Doernbecher Children's Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

60.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 21

Superior: 21 to 23 out of 23

Average

50

Score: 13

Average: 11 to 20 out of 30

Superior

100

Score: 3.6

Superior: 3.1 and above

#50

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital at Memorial Regional Hospital

Hollywood, FL

59.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 19

Very good: 16 to 20 out of 23

Average

50

Score: 12

Average: 11 to 20 out of 30

Good

75

Score: 2.7

Good: 2.6-​3.0

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