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

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Diabetes and endocrine service ranked sixth in the nation

Best Childrens Hospital 7 specialties badge

New Haven, CT (June 16, 2020) – Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) has been selected among the best children’s hospitals in the nation for seven out of ten pediatric subspecialties in the 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, published online today by U.S. News & World Report. YNHCH ranked in diabetes and endocrinology (#6); neonatology (#24); nephrology (#29); gastroenterology and GI surgery (#37); pulmonology (#43); neurology and neurosurgery (#45); cancer (#50). Most notably, Neonatology sustained the major gain it made last year, moving up one more notch in the rankings. Nephrology rose an impressive 13 places from 42 to 29.

“Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital has once again remained among the elite hospitals for pediatric patients not only in the region but the United States,” said Clifford Bogue, MD, physician-in-chief and chief medical officer at YNHCH and chair of pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine. “The outstanding work done by the teams here at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and across Yale New Haven Health is reflected in these national rankings,” said Cynthia Sparer, senior vice president, Operations at Yale New Haven Hospital and executive director, at YNHCH.

“This recognized national expertise means families from across our state and region benefit greatly. Our growth, our nationally-recognized leadership in quality and safety initiatives, and our commitment to recruiting and retaining top medical talent are vital to improving outcomes and providing the best possible care to children and their families.”

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is a national leader in pediatric care with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport and relationships across the heath system. The network of seven 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 and 5520 Park Avenue in Trumbull.

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. www.ynhch.org

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