Nine Yale New Haven Children’s subspecialties achieve national recognition from U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Diabetes and endocrine services ranked 3rd in the nation



New Haven, CT (June 18, 2019) – Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, the top ranked children’s hospital in Connecticut, has been selected among the best children’s hospitals in the nation for nine out of ten pediatric subspecialties in the 2019 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, published online today by U.S. News & World Report. Each specialty rose up in the ratings over last year with many making significant gains. YNHCH ranked in diabetes and endocrinology (#3); urology (#16); neonatology (#25); pulmonology (#26); neurology and neurosurgery (#35); gastroenterology (#37); cancer (#42); nephrology (#42); and cardiology and heart surgery (#46);

“The growth of Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, continued expansion of our services, staff and resources and sustained national excellence in so many specialties is reflected in these rankings,” said Clifford Bogue, MD, physician-in-chief and chief medical officer at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) and chair of pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine.

“We are honored to have so many of our specialties ranked among the best in the United States and fortunate that so many patients and families across our state and region benefit greatly from this expertise,” said Cynthia Sparer, senior vice president, Operations at Yale New Haven Hospital and executive director, Children’s Hospital and Women’s Services at YNHCH. “The amazing commitment of our talented staff providing the highest levels of care continues to reach new levels as an elite center of pediatric care in the United States. Our growth, our nationally recognized quality and safety initiatives, and our commitment to recruiting and retaining top medical talent are vital to improving outcomes and providing the best possible care to children and their families.”

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is a national leader in pediatric care with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport. The network of seven Pediatric Specialty Centers provides access to more than 35 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties in the community. The centers include: two at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in New Haven and One Long Wharf in New Haven; 747 Belden Avenue in Norwalk; 500 West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich; 633 Middlesex Turnpike in Old Saybrook and 5520 Park Avenue in Trumbull.

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) offers Connecticut’s largest and most comprehensive array of pediatric services. With 212 licensed beds, YNHCH includes two neonatal intensive care units, a pediatric cardiac intensive care unit, a pediatric intensive care unit, a 24-hour pediatric emergency room and a pediatric surgery center. YNHCH, with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport, is part of the nationally recognized Yale New Haven Hospital, a 1,541-bed not-for-profit teaching hospital affiliated with Yale School of Medicine. The Yale New Haven Hospital campuses and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In addition to its inpatient units, YNHCH has three Pediatric Specialty Centers in New Haven and others in Norwalk, Greenwich, Trumbull and Old Saybrook to provide specialty care to children closer to their communities. www.ynhch.org

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