U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals

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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Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Success with asthma inpatients Management of cystic fibrosis patients Prevention of ICU infections Use of infection-preventing measures Pulmonology patient volume
#49

Mayo Clinic Children's Center

Rochester, MN

51.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.3%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 10

Very good: 9 to 10 out of 12

Modest

25

Score: 3

Modest: 1 to 3 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 30

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 8

Low: 1 to 11 out of 21

#18

Miami Children's Hospital

Miami, FL

65.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.1%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 10

Very good: 9 to 10 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 6

Superior: 6 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 39

Superior: 36 to 40 out of 40

High

75

Score: 15

High: 15, 16, or 17 out of 21

#19

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Nashville, TN

64.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.0%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 to 12 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 5

Very good: 5 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 27

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 40

Average

50

Score: 12

Average: 12, 13, or 14 out of 21

#36

Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital

New York, NY

55.0 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 10

Very good: 9 to 10 out of 12

Significant

50

Score: 4

Significant: 4 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 39

Superior: 36 to 40 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 7

Low: 1 to 11 out of 21

#10

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH

81.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 12.1%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 11 to 12 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 5

Very good: 5 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 40

Superior: 36 to 40 out of 40

Very high

100

Score: 21

Very high: 18 to 21 out of 21

#16

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

New York, NY

67.9 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 11.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 9

Very good: 9 to 10 out of 12

Modest

25

Score: 3

Modest: 1 to 3 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 32

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 40

High

75

Score: 16

High: 15, 16, or 17 out of 21

#11

North Carolina Children's Hospital at UNC

78.8 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 26.8%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 9

Very good: 9 to 10 out of 12

Significant

50

Score: 4

Significant: 4 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 35

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 9

Low: 1 to 11 out of 21

#21

Rady Children's Hospital

San Diego, CA

62.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 10

Very good: 9 to 10 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 6

Superior: 6 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 36

Superior: 36 to 40 out of 40

Average

50

Score: 13

Average: 12, 13, or 14 out of 21

#7

Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

Cleveland, OH

82.5 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 27.4%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 9

Very good: 9 to 10 out of 12

Very good

75

Score: 5

Very good: 5 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 35

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 40

High

75

Score: 15

High: 15, 16, or 17 out of 21

#13

Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle, WA

73.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 33.1%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Very good

75

Score: 9

Very good: 9 to 10 out of 12

Modest

25

Score: 3

Modest: 1 to 3 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 29

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 40

Average

50

Score: 12

Average: 12, 13, or 14 out of 21

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