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
#34

Winthrop-​University Hospital Children's Medical Center

Mineola, NY

55.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Significant

50

Score: 8

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 12

Superior

100

Score: 6

Superior: 6 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 39

Superior: 36 to 40 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 10

Low: 1 to 11 out of 21

#50

Doernbecher Children's Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

50.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

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

Superior

100

Score: 37

Superior: 36 to 40 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 9

Low: 1 to 11 out of 21

#31

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

56.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Very good

75

Score: 7

Very good: 7 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

Superior

100

Score: 38

Superior: 36 to 40 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 9

Low: 1 to 11 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

#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

#44

Yale-​New Haven Children's Hospital

52.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.9%

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

Modest

25

Score: 3

Modest: 1 to 3 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 29

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 8

Low: 1 to 11 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

#40

Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

53.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Significant

50

Score: 7

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 12

Significant

50

Score: 4

Significant: 4 out of 6

Superior

100

Score: 36

Superior: 36 to 40 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 7

Low: 1 to 11 out of 21

#35

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

San Francisco, CA

55.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Significant

50

Score: 8

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 12

Modest

25

Score: 3

Modest: 1 to 3 out of 6

Very good

75

Score: 28

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 7

Low: 1 to 11 out of 21

#39

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Hartford, CT

53.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

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

Significant

50

Score: 24

Significant: 16 to 25 out of 40

Low

5

Score: 6

Low: 1 to 11 out of 21

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