UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Ranked Among Nation's Best

By Juliana Bunim    |   UCSF.edu | June 11, 2013

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Ranked Among Nation's Best

Donna Ferrero, MD, physician-in-chief of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, examines Angel Jesus Bernal during teaching rounds in the Neuro-Intensive Care Nursery. UCSF ranked among the nation's top hospitals in various specialties, including neonatology, by US News in its 2013-2014 Best Children's Hospitals survey.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital ranks among the nation's best children's hospitals in nine specialties and is one of the top-ranked centers in California, according to the 2013-2014 Best Children's Hospitals survey conducted by the U.S. News Media Group.

The rankings highlight the top 50 U.S. hospitals in each of the following pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital earned its highest rankings in the specialties of diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and gastroenterology.
 
♦  UCSF is one of the top-ranked pediatric facilities in California, and the top Northern California children’s hospital in cancer, diabetes and endocrinology and neurology.
 
♦  This year, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital’s ranking improved in every specialty.
 
UCSF is one of the top pediatric facilities in California, and the top Northern California children’s hospital in cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, and neurology, according to the rankings.
 
"As San Francisco's only children's hospital, we are proud of our team of dedicated clinicians who continually strive to lead the way in providing world-class quality care to children and families," said Kimberly Scurr, executive director of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. "We look forward to expanding our services in 2015, with the opening of a brand new, state-of-the-art children’s hospital in Mission Bay."
 

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