U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report

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Penn State Children’s specialties ranked among the best by U.S. News and World Report

We are proud to once again be recognized as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals for cancer and cardiology.

Penn State Children’s specialties have been ranked by U.S. News and World Report every year for the last nine years. This year, we are thrilled to announce that pediatric cardiology and pediatric cancer once again made the list of top specialties.

We’re honored to receive this recognition, but we are even more proud to support the health of children in our community every day. And, we’re pleased to be able to provide this specialty care for patients close to home.

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About the rankings

U.S. News reviews pediatric hospitals and clinical specialties to help parents find the best specialty care for their children. In order to build the rankings, U.S. News evaluated nearly 200 medical centers and surveyed more than 11,000 pediatric specialists. This year, only 84 children’s hospitals were ranked in any specialty.