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Six Children's Hospital specialties spotlighted by U.S. News & World Report

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Yale New Haven Children's Hospital is ranked among the best in the nation for six of its pediatric subspecialties in the 2016-17 Best Children's Hospitals listing, published online by U.S. News & World Report.

Rankings are based on key clinical data collected by U.S. News from pediatric centers across the country and surveys completed by more than 10,000 pediatric specialists in each individual specialty. YNHCH ranked in cancer (#35); diabetes and endocrinology (#7); gastroenterology and GI surgery (#38); neonatology (#47); neurology and neurosurgery (#47) and orthopedics (#48). At #7, YNHCH diabetes and endocrinology ranked among the elite top 10 national programs for the seventh consecutive year. YNHCH was the only Connecticut hospital and one of only three in New England ranked by U.S. News.

"The recognition of these six specialties by U.S. News reflects the commitment and talent of the teams of physicians, nurses and many others who work tirelessly for the children and families we are privileged to serve," said Clifford Bogue, MD, physician-in-chief and chief medical officer at YNHCH and interim chief, pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine. "We are honored to have so many of our children's hospital specialties ranked among the best in the United States, particularly our diabetes and endocrinology program for being among the top ten nationally."

"Our quality, safety and patient expereience initiatives and our commitment to recruiting and retaining top medical talent are vital to improving outcomes, discovering new cures and caring for every child who needs us," added Michael Caty, MD, surgeon-in-chief, YNHCH, and chief, Pediatric Surgery.

YNHCH is a comprehensive children's medical center with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport and a network of Pediatric Specialty Centers across the region that provide access to more than 35 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties.