Best Children’s Hospitals in Illinois

Find out where our state's children's hospitals rank in the U.S. News & World Report.

Parents want nothing but the best when it comes to their kids and their health. The new U.S. News & World Report of Best Children’s Hospitals might give parents that assurance. Three Illinois children’s hospitals make the “best” list this year, one of them appearing in the the Midwest’s Top 10.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is No. 1 in Illinois and No. 7 in the Midwest.

The 2023 edition of the Best Children’s Hospitals list places Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, as No. 1 in the nation.

To rank hospitals for this list, U.S. News and World Report gathered key clinical data from nearly 200 medical centers and for the children’s hospital category, focused on 10 pediatric specialties. Hospitals are then measured based on patient safety, infection prevention, adequacy of nursing staff and where pediatric specialists would send their sickest patients. Only 89 hospitals were nationally ranked.

Here’s a breakdown of how Illinois’ top performing children’s hospitals scored and where they ranked in the specialties nationwide.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago

Ranked #1 in Illinois, #7 in the Midwest

  • Pediatric Urology, #12 in nation
  • Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery, #23 in nation
  • Neonatology, #12 in nation
  • Pediatric Cancer, #17 in nation
  • Pediatric Nephrology, #14 in nation
  • Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology, #17 in nation
  • Pediatric Pulmonology & Lung Surgery, #19 in nation
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, #13 in nation

University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago

Ranked #2 in Illinois, ranked #20 in the Midwest

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, #41 in nation

Advocate Children’s Hospital, Oak Lawn

Ranked #2 in Illinois, ranked #20 in the Midwest

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery, #32 in nation

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