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

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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New Haven, CT (June 26, 2018) – Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the best in the nation for nine out of a possible ten pediatric subspecialties in the 2018 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, published online today by U.S. News & World Report. YNHCH ranked in cancer (#43); cardiology and heart surgery (#49); diabetes and endocrinology (#8); gastroenterology (#43); neonatology (#36); nephrology (#45); neurology and neurosurgery (#48); pulmonology (#49) and urology (#30).

“We are honored to have so many of our children’s hospital specialties ranked among the best in the United States,” said Clifford Bogue, MD, physician-in-chief and chief medical officer at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) and chair of pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine. “This demonstrates the amazing commitment of our talented staff in providing care that continues to reach new levels. 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.”

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is a national leader in pediatric care with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport. The network of seven Pediatric Specialty Centers across the region provides access to more than 35 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties. The centers include: West Pavilion 2, Smilow 7 and One Long Wharf in New Haven; 747 Belden Avenue in Norwalk; 5 Perryridge Road in Greenwich; 633 Middlesex Turnpike in Old Saybrook and 5520 Park Avenue in Trumbull.

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital (YNHCH) offers Connecticut's largest and most comprehensive array of maternity and pediatric services. With 213 beds, YNHCH includes neonatal intensive care units, a pediatric intensive care unit, a 24-hour pediatric emergency room 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. YNHH's York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In addition to its inpatient units, YNHCH has two Pediatric Specialty Centers in New Haven and others in Norwalk, Greenwich and Trumbull to provide specialty care to children closer to their communities.

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