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
#31

Akron Children's Hospital

Akron, OH

56.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Significant

50

Score: 12

Significant: 11 to 14 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: 17

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Low

5

Score: 9

Low: 1 to 10 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

#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

#33

Brenner Children's Hospital and Health Services

56.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Significant

50

Score: 13

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Very good

75

Score: 3

Very good: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 16

Very good: 15 to 17 out of 19

Low

5

Score: 2

Low: 1 to 9 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 12

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

#34

Bristol-​Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJ Univ. Hosp.

New Brunswick, NJ

55.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.1%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Very good

75

Score: 16

Very good: 15 or 16 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Significant

50

Score: 12

Significant: 9 to 14 out of 19

Average

50

Score: 10

Average: 10 or 11 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 11

Average: 11 to 15 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

#31

Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center

Oklahoma City, OK

56.7 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Significant

50

Score: 14

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Modest

25

Score: 1

Modest: 1 out of 3

Significant

50

Score: 12

Significant: 9 to 14 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 19

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 14

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

#13

Children's Hospital Colorado

Aurora, CO

73.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Significant

50

Score: 13

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Very good

75

Score: 3

Very good: 3 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 15

Very good: 15 to 17 out of 19

High

75

Score: 13

High: 12 or 13 out of 24

Average

50

Score: 12

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

#18

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

69.0 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.5%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Significant

50

Score: 12

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Significant

50

Score: 2

Significant: 2 out of 3

Very good

75

Score: 17

Very good: 15 to 17 out of 19

Very high

100

Score: 15

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

High

75

Score: 18

High: 16 to 18 out of 20

#17

Children's Hospital of Michigan

Detroit, MI

69.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.2%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Significant

50

Score: 11

Significant: 11 to 14 out of 18

Very good

75

Score: 3

Very good: 3 out of 3

Superior

100

Score: 19

Superior: 18 or 19 out of 19

Average

50

Score: 11

Average: 10 or 11 out of 24

Low

5

Score: 9

Low: 1 to 10 out of 20

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