Seven Yale-New Haven Children's specialties spotlighted by U.S. News & World Report

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital has been ranked among the best in the nation for seven of its pediatric subspecialties in the 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospitals rankings, published online by U.S. News & World Report. YNHCH ranked in cancer (#45); diabetes and endocrinology (#3); gastroenterology and GI surgery (#18); neonatology (#37); neurology and neurosurgery (#35); orthopedics (#48); and pulmonology (#47).

At #3, YNHCH diabetes and endocrinology again ranked among the elite national programs, and for the first time YNHCH's pediatric neurology and neurosurgery program was ranked.

"We are honored to have so many of our children's hospital specialties ranked among the best in the United States. We are especially proud that our diabetes and endocrinology program is among the top three nationally," said George Lister, MD, physician-in-chief at YNHCH and chair of pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine.

"Our goal is simply to be the best we can be for the children of our region. Our growth, our quality and safety initiatives and our commitment to recruiting and retaining top medical talent are vital to improving outcomes, discovering new cures and caring for every child who needs us."

The 2014-2015 "Best Children's Hospital" rankings are available online at