Nine YNHCH subspecialties achieve U.S. News & World Report recognition

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Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital has been selected as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation for nine out of 10 pediatric subspecialties in the 2019 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, published online by U.S. News & World Report.

Each specialty rose in the ratings over last year, with many making significant gains. YNHCH ranked in diabetes and endocrinology (#3); urology (#16); neonatology (#25); pulmonology (#26); neurology and neurosurgery (#35); gastroenterology (#37); cancer (#42); nephrology (#42); and cardiology and heart surgery (#46).

“The growth of Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, continued expansion of our services, staff and resources and sustained national excellence in so many specialties is reflected in these rankings,” said Clifford Bogue, MD, YNHCH chief medical officer, and chair of pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine.

usnews“We are honored to have so many of our specialties ranked among the best in the United States, and fortunate that so many patients and families across our state and region benefit greatly from this expertise,” said Cynthia Sparer, YNHH senior vice president, Operations, and executive director, YNHCH.

“The amazing commitment of our talented staff in providing the highest levels of care continues to bring us to new levels as an elite center of pediatric care in the United States. Our growth, nationally recognized quality and safety initiatives and commitment to recruiting and retaining top medical talent are vital to improving outcomes and providing the best possible care to children and their families.”

YNHCH is a national leader in pediatric care, with campuses in New Haven and Bridgeport. The network of seven Pediatric Specialty Centers provides access to more than 35 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties in the community. The centers include: two at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in New Haven; and one center each at One Long Wharf in New Haven; 747 Belden Ave. in Norwalk; 500 West Putnam Ave. in Greenwich; 633 Middlesex Turnpike in Old Saybrook; and 5520 Park Ave. in Trumbull.