For the eighth consecutive year, Children's of Alabama is ranked among the nation's best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
Seven of Children's pediatric specialty services - Cancer, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Pulmonology - were placed among the top 50 in the United States in the magazine's 2017-18 Best Children's Hospital rankings. Currently, U.S. News & World Report ranks 10 specialties.
"We are happy that for the eighth year we are ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals," said Children's CEO and president Mike Warren. "Year in and year out, our goal is to provide exceptional care, service and comfort to the patients who are entrusted to us for medical care."
Children's and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery collaborated to submit the requested information. Children's is the primary site for pediatric clinical and educational programs for the UAB School of Medicine.