UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh has been recognized again as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, earning the ninth position on the 2020-21 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.
UPMC Children’s is ranked for excellence in all specialty areas and is among the top ten in four specialties: cardiology and heart surgery (No. 2); diabetes and endocrinology (No. 7); gastroenterology and gastroenterology surgery (No. 9); and pulmonology (No. 10).
“We are committed to providing outstanding care every day to everyone who enters our doors, and UPMC Children’s is a shining example of that,” said Leslie Davis, senior vice president, UPMC, and executive vice president and chief operating officer, UPMC Health Services Division. “This national recognition showcases the hard work, dedication and compassion that our team puts forward each and every day to provide the highest quality of care to patients and families.”
“We are again honored to receive this national recognition and be named one of the best children’s hospitals,” said Mark Sevco, president, UPMC Children’s. “UPMC Children’s is comprised of renowned clinicians and remarkable support staff who treat patients and families with dignity, respect and compassion while providing exceptional pediatric care that everyone has grown to expect.”
The 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings were released online today and will be published in the “Best Hospitals 2021” guidebook, available in September. The rankings were introduced in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. The rankings include detailed information about each hospital’s performance.