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Five Yale New Haven Children’s pediatric subspecialties achieve national recognition from U.S. News & World Report

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

New Haven, CT (June 21, 2023) – Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH), the #1-ranked children’s hospital in Connecticut, has been ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation for five out of ten pediatric subspecialties in the 2023-2024 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, published online today by U.S. News & World Report. YNHCH ranked in: Urology (#24), Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (#26), Neonatology (#42), Diabetes and Endocrinology (#48) and Cardiology and Heart Surgery (#50).

“The annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report serve two important roles for us at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital,” said Cynthia Sparer, executive vice president at Yale New Haven Health and executive director of YNHCH. “First, they recognize the outstanding care being provided by our dedicated teams who are experts in their fields. As important, they continue to inspire everyone’s efforts to exceed the expectations of our patients and their families. Our commitment to provide the highest level of care is reflected in this honor and allows us to momentarily reflect on the great work done and work still to be accomplished. We are very proud to be recognized as among the best in pediatric care in the United States.”

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is a national leader in pediatric care with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport and program services and sites across the health system and the region. The network of eight integrated Pediatric Specialty Centers provides access to more than 35 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties across the region. The centers include: two at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in New Haven and One Long Wharf in New Haven; 747 Belden Avenue in Norwalk; 500 West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich; 633 Middlesex Turnpike in Old Saybrook, 5520 Park Avenue in Trumbull and our newest center 3 Shaws Cove in New London opening later this month.

“We are honored to have Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital ranked among the best in the United States,” said Clifford Bogue, MD, physician-in-chief and chief medical officer at YNHCH and chair, Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine. “YNHCH continues to demonstrate the amazing commitment of our talented staff in providing the finest care to our patients and families we serve every day. Our growth, our quality and safety initiatives, and our commitment to recruiting and retaining top medical talent are vital to improving outcomes.”

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) offers Connecticut’s largest and most comprehensive array of pediatric services. With 208 licensed beds, YNHCH includes two neonatal intensive care units, a pediatric cardiac intensive care unit, a pediatric intensive care unit, a pediatric psychiatry unit, an adolescent psychiatry unit, 24-hour Level 1 Pediatric Emergency Trauma Center and a pediatric surgery center. YNHCH, with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport, is part of the nationally recognized Yale New Haven Hospital, a 1,541-bed not-for-profit teaching hospital affiliated with Yale School of Medicine. The Yale New Haven Hospital campuses and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In addition to its inpatient units, YNHCH has three Pediatric Specialty Centers in New Haven and others in Greenwich, New London, Norwalk, Old Saybrook and Trumbull to provide specialty care to children closer to their communities.

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