The Nation’s Top Five Pediatric Hospitals
Source: Parents Magazine
The number three rating goes to Seattle Children’s. Prioritizing specialty care and patient safety make Seattle Children’s a rising star in the Pacific Northwest. The largest craniofacial center in the nation calls Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) home. This team of elite surgeons provides care for cleft palates and other rare facial disorders affecting children. Last December, the SCH craniofacial team received national recognition for fulfilling a young boy’s Christmas wish to smile by providing corrective surgery for a rare nerve disorder. SCH is the primary pediatric referral hospital for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho, making it the largest care radius in the United States. The first children’s hospital west of the Mississippi, SCH continues to lead the charge in trimming excess and waste out of healthcare through “lean healthcare.”
About Seattle Children’s
Seattle Children’s mission is to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients.
Ranked as one of the top five children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is internationally recognized for its work in neurosciences, immunology, cancer, infectious disease, injury prevention and much more. Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation works with the Seattle Children’s Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research.
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