UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranks in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ 2018–19 Best Children’s Hospitals

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranks in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ 2018–19 Best Children’s Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in four specialties in the new 2018–19 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online June 26.

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital—Iowa’s only nationally ranked children’s hospital—ranked 36th in pediatric cancer, 49th in neonatology, 28th in pediatric nephrology, and 46th in pediatric orthopedics.

The 12th annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings recognize the top 50 pediatric facilities across the U.S. in 10 pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.

“We are pleased to see our tradition of providing excellent care to our patients and their families continue to be recognized. These rankings symbolize our expertise in pediatric care and our commitment to those we serve,” says Raphael Hirsch, physician-in-chief of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital and chair, UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics.

Contacts: 

Molly Rossiter, UI Health Care Marketing and Communications, 319-335-8892