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Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Ranked Top 5 by U.S. News & World Report

In its July 23, 2001, “America’s Best Hospitals” issue, U.S. News & World Report ranked Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh fourth in pediatrics among 114 children’s hospitals across the United States. This is the eleventh year that Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh has been listed in the top 10.

The ranking is the result of an exclusive survey formulated in conjunction with the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. Rankings are assessed in 17 specialties. The pediatric survey was comprised of 150 board-certified pediatric specialists randomly selected from the American Medical Association’s database of members and nonmembers. Physicians are asked to name the five hospitals they consider the best in their respective specialties, without considering cost or location.

The 2001 top 10 children’s hospitals are:

  1. Children’s Hospital Boston
  2. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  3. Johns Hopkins Hospital
  4. Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
  5. Children’s Hospital, Denver
  6. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  7. Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (Cleveland)
  8. Texas Children’s Hospital (Houston)
  9. New York Presbyterian Hospital (Babies & Children’s Hospital)
  10. Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati

The 2001 rankings will appear in the July 23 issue of U.S. News & World Report, on newsstands Monday, July 16, 2001.

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