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. Successful management of asthma, cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy 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 pulmonologists responding to surveys in 2012, 2013 and 2014 recommended the hospital.

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Rank Hospital U.S. News Specialty Score Reputation with specialists Success with asthma inpatients Management of cystic fibrosis patients Prevention of ICU infections Use of infection-preventing measures Patient volume
#28

Cook Children's Medical Center

Fort Worth, TX

70.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Very good

75

Score: 9

Very good: 9, 10 or 11 out of 13

Significant

50

Score: 7

Significant: 5, 6 or 7 out of 10

Superior

100

Score: 38

Superior: 36, 37 or 38 out of 38

High

75

Score: 19

High: 16 to 20 out of 24

#39

Doernbecher Children's Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

66.1 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Significant

50

Score: 8

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 13

Very good

75

Score: 9

Very good: 8 or 9 out of 10

Superior

100

Score: 36

Superior: 36, 37 or 38 out of 38

Low

5

Score: 11

Low: 1 to 11 out of 24

#35

Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center

66.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.3%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very good

75

Score: 4

Very good: 4 out of 5

Significant

50

Score: 8

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 13

Very good

75

Score: 9

Very good: 8 or 9 out of 10

Superior

100

Score: 37

Superior: 36, 37 or 38 out of 38

Average

50

Score: 14

Average: 12 to 15 out of 24

#47

Holtz Children's Hospital at UM-​Jackson Memorial Medical Center

Miami, FL

63.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Significant

50

Score: 7

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 13

Superior

100

Score: 10

Superior: 10 out of 10

Very good

75

Score: 29

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 38

Low

5

Score: 9

Low: 1 to 11 out of 24

#9

Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Baltimore, MD

87.4 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 36.6%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Significant

50

Score: 8

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 13

Modest

25

Score: 3

Modest: 1 to 4 out of 10

Superior

100

Score: 37

Superior: 36, 37 or 38 out of 38

High

75

Score: 19

High: 16 to 20 out of 24

#37

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

Memphis, TN

66.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.1%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Significant

50

Score: 7

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 13

Very good

75

Score: 9

Very good: 8 or 9 out of 10

Very good

75

Score: 33

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 38

High

75

Score: 17

High: 16 to 20 out of 24

#10

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

Palo Alto, CA

85.7 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 19.5%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Very good

75

Score: 10

Very good: 9, 10 or 11 out of 13

Significant

50

Score: 7

Significant: 5, 6 or 7 out of 10

Superior

100

Score: 37

Superior: 36, 37 or 38 out of 38

High

75

Score: 18

High: 16 to 20 out of 24

#27

Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center

Valhalla, NY

70.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Very good

75

Score: 11

Very good: 9, 10 or 11 out of 13

Significant

50

Score: 6

Significant: 5, 6 or 7 out of 10

Very good

75

Score: 34

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 38

High

75

Score: 19

High: 16 to 20 out of 24

#44

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

65.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Significant

50

Score: 8

Significant: 5 to 8 out of 13

Modest

25

Score: 3

Modest: 1 to 4 out of 10

Very good

75

Score: 33

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 38

Low

5

Score: 11

Low: 1 to 11 out of 24

#31

Mayo Clinic Children's Center

Rochester, MN

69.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Very good

75

Score: 11

Very good: 9, 10 or 11 out of 13

Superior

100

Score: 10

Superior: 10 out of 10

Very good

75

Score: 30

Very good: 26 to 35 out of 38

Low

5

Score: 10

Low: 1 to 11 out of 24

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