HOUSTON (June 19, 2020)

Children's Memorial Hermann ExteriorChildren’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was named one of the 50 best children’s hospitals in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, and neurology and neurosurgery, for the third year in a row by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings are based on scores in patient care, patient safety, outcomes, nursing, advanced technology and reputation.

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s cardiology and heart surgery programs jumped 4 spots in this year’s rankings, to No. 22 nationally and ranked third in Texas. The neurology and neurosurgery programs jumped 10 spots in this year’s rankings, to No. 31 nationally and third in Texas.

"While earning this recognition from U.S News and World Report is an honor, it is even more of an honor to be entrusted by Houston families to care for their children. In our daily work, we are serving our community. We have great privilege and responsibility to continue delivering high quality, compassionate care to our patients," said Susie DiStefano, SVP and CEO of Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, the primary teaching hospital for the Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, provides service in more than 40 pediatric and women’s related specialties, including renowned programs in cardiac care, neurosciences, maternal-fetal medicine, neonatology and pediatric trauma.