U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals

Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Urology

These are the 50 top-ranked centers for children with serious urological conditions. Bloodstream infections from urinary catheters, nurse staffing and patient volume 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 urologists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 recommended the hospital.

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Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Minimizing surgical complications Prevention of urinary tract infections Use of infection-preventing measures Urology patient volume Surgery volume
#1

Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA

100.0 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 88.2%

Very strong: 50.0% and above

Modest

25

Score: 10

Modest: 1 to 10 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 19

Superior: 18 or 19 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 21

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

High

75

Score: 17

High: 16 to 18 out of 20

#1

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

100.0 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 84.5%

Very strong: 50.0% and above

Significant

50

Score: 11

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 19

Superior: 18 or 19 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 24

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 13

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

#3

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati, OH

95.0 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 52.0%

Very strong: 50.0% and above

Significant

50

Score: 13

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 17

Very good: 15 to 17 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 19

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 13

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

#4

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Nashville, TN

91.1 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 43.5%

Strong: 15%-​49.9%

Significant

50

Score: 13

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Significant

50

Score: 13

Significant: 9 to 14 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 23

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 13

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

#5

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Indianapolis, IN

90.4 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 66.0%

Very strong: 50.0% and above

Significant

50

Score: 14

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Modest

25

Score: 1

Modest: 1 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 17

Very good: 15 to 17 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 20

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 14

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

#6

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chicago, IL

86.3 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 34.7%

Strong: 15%-​49.9%

Significant

50

Score: 11

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 19

Superior: 18 or 19 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 22

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 13

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

#7

Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Baltimore, MD

82.2 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 29.4%

Strong: 15%-​49.9%

Significant

50

Score: 14

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 17

Very good: 15 to 17 out of 19

Average

50

Score: 11

Average: 10 or 11 out of 24

Low

5

Score: 10

Low: 1 to 10 out of 20

#8

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

77.2 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 15.8%

Strong: 15%-​49.9%

Very good

75

Score: 16

Very good: 15 or 16 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 18

Superior: 18 or 19 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 18

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

High

75

Score: 17

High: 16 to 18 out of 20

#9

Children's National Medical Center

Washington, DC

75.1 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 17.5%

Strong: 15%-​49.9%

Significant

50

Score: 12

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 15

Very good: 15 to 17 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 15

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Low

5

Score: 9

Low: 1 to 10 out of 20

#10

Rady Children's Hospital

San Diego, CA

74.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.5%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very good

75

Score: 15

Very good: 15 or 16 out of 18

Very good

75

Score: 3

Very good: 3 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 18

Superior: 18 or 19 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 15

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 11

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

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