Children's Hospital Colorado

Children’s Colorado Among Best Children’s Hospitals in the Nation

Children's Hospital Colorado | June 21, 2023

Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News). Children’s Colorado is proud to continue serving as a pediatric leader right here in our own community, being ranked No. 1 in both the region and the state.

Top-ranked in four specialties

The nonprofit pediatric health system is proud to remain among the best children’s hospitals in the nation, with No. 1 rankings in both Colorado and the region. There’s no children's hospital better equipped to care for kids in a 1,000-mile radius. U.S. News ranked all 10 specialties at Children’s Colorado among the top 25. Out of the 10 recognized specialty areas, four of the Children’s Colorado specialties ranked among the top 10, including:

Ranked number one in the region

“These results reflect each and every individual team member who gives of themselves every single day to ensure our patients and families receive the best care possible,” said Jena Hausmann, president and CEO of Children’s Colorado. “We are proud to continue serving as pediatric leaders right here in our own community, with No. 1 rankings in both the region and the state.”

For the 2023-24 rankings and ratings, U.S. News ranked the top 50 centers in each of these 10 pediatric specialties: Cancer, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Lung Surgery, and Urology.

How the rankings work

U.S. News, together with RTI International, a North Carolina-based research and consulting firm, collected and analyzed data from 119 children’s hospitals and surveyed thousands of pediatric specialists. Children’s hospitals awarded a “Best” designation excelled at factors such as clinical outcomes, level and quality of hospital resources directly related to patient care and expert opinion among pediatric specialists.

Rankings help families find the best care available

“For 17 years, U.S. News has provided comprehensive information to help parents of sick children and their doctors find the best children’s hospital to treat their illness or condition,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News. For more information on the U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals, explore Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #BestHospitals.