U.S. News & World Report

Lurie Children’s provides some of the highest quality pediatric care in the country. In the 2023-24 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 9 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.


12th in the nation 

Cardiology & Heart Surgery
23rd in the nation 

12th in the nation​

14th in the nation

17th in the nation

Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
13th in the nation

Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
19th in the nation

Diabetes & Endocrinology
  17th in the nation