Saturday, July 9, 2022

Best Pediatric Hospitals in the Southwestern U.S.

In the latest ratings of American hospitals conducted by U.S. News & World Report, 90 hospitals earned distinction nationally in at least one of the ten pediatric specialties examined in the survey.  Among pediatric hospitals based in the Southwestern U.S., Texas Children's Hospital in Houston ranked as the second-best children's hospital in the nation.  Although no other Southwestern based pediatric hospital ranked among the top 10 children's hospitals in the nation, a total of nine hospitals in the region earned a top 50 national ranking in at least one of the ten pediatric specialties surveyed.  Among these hospitals, four Southwestern children's hospitals earned top 50 national rankings in at least five pediatric specialties. For receiving national recognition in at least five specialty areas, here's a summary look at the four hospitals that stand out among the best pediatric hospitals in the Southwestern U.S.:


Best Pediatric Hospitals in the Southwestern U.S.


Best Pediatric Hospitals in the Southwestern U.S.


Texas Children's Hospital
Location:  Houston
Top 10 National Ranking Overall?  YES (#2)
Top 50 Pediatric Specialty Rankings:  10 of 10
#4   Cancer
#1   Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#5   Diabetes & Endocrinology
#4   Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#3   Neonatology
#3   Nephrology
#2   Neurology & Neurosurgery
#8   Orthopedics
#1   Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
#5   Urology
See ranking details

Children's Medical Center Dallas
Location:  Dallas
Top 10 National Ranking Overall?  NO
Top 50 Pediatric Specialty Rankings:  10 of 10
#16   Cancer
#28   Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#21   Diabetes & Endocrinology
#9     Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#18   Neonatology
#24   Nephrology
#21   Neurology & Neurosurgery
#3     Orthopedics
#21   Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
#15   Urology
See ranking details

Phoenix Children's Hospital
Location:  Phoenix
Top 10 National Ranking Overall?  NO
Top 50 Pediatric Specialty Rankings:  8 of 10
#41   Cancer
#37   Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#28   Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#43   Neonatology
#29   Nephrology
#19   Neurology & Neurosurgery
#44   Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
#42   Urology
See ranking details

Cook Children's Medical Center
Location:  Fort Worth
Top 10 National Ranking Overall?  NO
Top 50 Pediatric Specialty Rankings:  6 of 10
#50   Cancer
#48   Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#38   Diabetes & Endocrinology
#29   Neurology & Neurosurgery
#41   Orthopedics
#43   Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
See ranking details

To find other children's hospitals in the Southwestern U.S. and elsewhere, visit our U.S. Children's Hospitals resource page.

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