Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Ranked One of Top Children’s Hospitals in the Country

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has announced plans to build a full-service, inpatient medical center in King of Prussia. The center will be constructed beside CHOP's specialty care an surgery center, shown here. (MONTCO.Today file photo.)

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which has its Specialty Care & Surgery Center in King of Prussia, has been ranked one of America’s finest in the 2017-18 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals.

The annual ranking recognizes the top 50 pediatric facilities across the country in 10 pediatric specialties such as cancer, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology and orthopedics. To compile the rankings, the U.S. News uses clinical data and an annual survey of pediatric specialists.

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Nine of the CHOP’s clinical programs ranked top three nationwide out of the 10 specialty areas in the survey. This helped CHOP achieve second on the Honor Roll of the top 10 hospitals in America across all specialties.

“We are honored to be so highly ranked in the U.S. News ranking, and to be in the company of other leading children’s hospitals,” said Madeline Bell, president and chief executive officer of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

She added that it takes the dedication and expertise of everyone at the hospital to help bring about breakthroughs every day for CHOP’s young patients and their families.

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