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U.S. News & World Report

Lurie Children’s provides some of the highest quality pediatric care in the country. In the 2021-22 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the Best Children’s Hospitals, Lurie Children’s continues to be the top hospital in Illinois, ranking in all 10 specialties

With more than 5,000 hospitals in the United States, only about 1 in 30 has the expertise to care for children with serious problems.

According to U.S.News & World Report, "the specific mission of the Best Children's Hospitals rankings is to identify hospitals that provide the highest quality of care for children with the most serious or complicated medical conditions, using the most robust and sensitive measures available." These rankings are based on patient care resources, treatment, patient safety and reputation, as well as patient outcomes.

Browse the links below to learn more about each award-winning area.

7th in the nation 


Cardiology & Heart Surgery
9th in the nation 

9th in the nation​

Neurology & Neurosurgery
11th in the nation

11th in the nation

15th in the nation


Gastroeneterology & GI Surgery
15th in the nation

Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
20th in the nation

Diabetes & Endocrinology
33rd in the nation

34th in the nation​