Children’s National Hospital U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Children’s National Hospital has been nationally ranked a top 10 pediatric hospital since 2017. For more than ten years, every specialty has been nationally ranked. No other children’s hospital in Washington, D.C., Maryland or Virginia compares.

  • Ranked top 5 children’s hospital in the nation!
  • Ranked best hospital in the nation for newborns 6 years in a row.
  • Ranked best pediatric hospital for neurology and neurosurgery in the Mid-Atlantic.

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Our commitment at every visit, with every specialist, at every location, is nationally ranked expert care—just for kids. Children’s National Hospital isn't just helping kids grow up—we're helping them grow up stronger.

Our Complete 2022–2023 Rankings:

  • Pediatric Cancer #6
  • Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery #46
  • Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology #8
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery #18 (tie)
  • Neonatology #1
  • Pediatric Nephrology #5
  • Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery #3
  • Pediatric Orthopedics #7
  • Pediatric Pulmonology & Lung Surgery #8 (tie)
  • Pediatric Urology #17 (tie)