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Eight Children’s Hospital specialties spotlighted by U.S. News & World Report

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the best in the nation in eight out of 10 of its pediatric subspecialties in the 2017 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, published online by U.S. News & World Report. This is the highest level of recognition YNHCH has received to date.

YNHCH ranked in cancer (#28); cardiology and heart surgery (#42); diabetes and endocrinology (#4); gastroenterology (#32); neonatology (#29); neurology and neurosurgery (#38); pulmonology (#39); and urology (#45).

“We are honored to have so many of our children’s hospital specialties ranked among the best in the United States,” said Clifford Bogue, MD, physician-in-chief and chief medical officer, YNHCH, and chief of pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine “We are especially proud that eight of these specialties climbed in the rankings from last year, demonstrating the amazing commitment of our talented staff in providing care that continues to reach new levels. Our goal is simply to be the best we can be for the children we serve. Our growth, our quality and safety initiatives, and our commitment to recruiting and retaining top medical talent are vital to improving outcomes.”

YNHCH is a national leader in pediatric care, with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport. Its network of seven Pediatric Specialty Centers across the region provides access to more than 37 pediatric medical, surgical and behavioral subspecialties. The centers include: West Pavilion 2, Smilow 7 and One Long Wharf in New Haven; 747 Belden Ave. in Norwalk; 5 Perryridge Road in Greenwich; 633 Middlesex Turnpike in Old Saybrook; and 5520 Park Ave. in Trumbull.