CHOC Children’s ranked as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals

US NewsCHOC Children’s has been ranked as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, available today at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals.  CHOC ranked in the following specialties: Cancer; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Gastroenterology; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Orthopedics; and Urology.

“CHOC deserves high praise for its accomplishments,” said Health Rankings Editor Avery Comarow. “CHOC has a reservoir of dedication and expertise that helps the sickest kids.  Our goal at U.S. News is to identify and call attention to pediatric centers like this one.”

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The U.S. News honor adds to a growing list of recent accomplishments for CHOC, including:

  • Recognition by the state as a leader in performance excellence with the Gold Level CAPE Award
  • Distinction as the only pediatric hospital on the West Coast to earn the Gold Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence
  • National recognition of CHOC Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program as a Level 4 epilepsy center
  • Acknowledgement by the Children’s Hospital Association for improvements in medication safety – the only children’s hospital on the West Coast to be recognized
  • Distinction of earning a $5.5 million research grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine