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Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Pulmonology

These are the 50 top-ranked centers for children with serious respiratory problems are ranked below. Management of asthma, cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy 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 pulmonologists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 recommended the hospital.

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National Rank Hospital U.S. News Score
#1

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

100.0 / 100
#2

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati, OH

96.8 / 100
#3

Texas Children's Hospital

Houston, TX

90.3 / 100
#4

Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA

89.7 / 100

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#5

Children's Hospital Colorado

Aurora, CO

89.1 / 100
#6

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

82.8 / 100
#7

Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

Cleveland, OH

82.5 / 100
#8

St. Louis Children's Hospital-Washington University

Saint Louis, MO

82.2 / 100
#9

Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Baltimore, MD

82.0 / 100
#10

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH

81.6 / 100

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Gold — Nationally Ranked: hospitals that excel in difficult cases in one or more specialties.

Silver — High-Performing: hospitals in the tier just below nationally ranked Best Hospitals.

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