|U.S. News names N.C. Children's Hospital as one of nationís best in 10 clinical categories|
|Tuesday, June 05, 2012|
For the fifth year running, N.C. Children’s Hospital at UNC Hospitals has been recognized by U.S. News Media Group as one of the nation’s best. N.C. Children’s Hospital ranks in 10 out of 10 clinical categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-13 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” list, including a top 10 ranking in pediatric pulmonology.
N.C. Children’s Hospital is recognized 6th in pulmonology, 22nd in cancer, 23rd in gastroenterology, 29th in orthopaedics, 31st in nephrology, 32nd in endocrinology and diabetes, 36th in urology, 38th in neonatology, 42nd in cardiology and heart surgery, and 47th in neurology and neurosurgery. This year’s rankings mark the first time N.C. Children’s Hospital has been ranked in all 10 clinical categories recognized by U.S. News & World Report.
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