UNC Children’s is ranked nationwide in seven subspecialties, two in the top 25
Chapel Hill, NC – June 15, 2020 – UNC Children’s was named one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by US News & World Report in today’s “Best Children’s Hospitals 2021-2022”.
UNC Children’s is nationally classified into seven pediatric subspecialties, including 16the in the nation to the Child Diabetes and Endocrinology, and 24the to the Pediatric pulmonology.
The UNC’s pediatric subspecialties that are receiving national recognition as a result of the report include:
- Diabetes & Endocrinology 16the
- Pneumology & Lung Surgery 24the (Tie)
- Urology 34the
- Nephrology 35the
- Orthopedics 36the
- Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal Surgery (45.)the (Tie)
- Cancer 45the (Tie)
“We are very proud to announce that UNC Children’s has been rated in seven pediatric subspecialties nationwide,” said Stephanie Duggins Davis, MD, chief medical officer for UNC Children’s. “We strive for excellence in childcare in North Carolina, and these rankings confirm that we are achieving our goals for the quality of such care.”
UNC Children’s offers complete inpatient and outpatient care in our state-of-the-art clinical facility, NC Children’s Hospital, part of UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Children’s brings top-quality care closer to home through more than two dozen satellite outpatient clinics across North Carolina.
As a high-level academic medical center, UNC Children’s has the mission to Promoting the health of all children in an inclusive, equitable culture through compassionate, family-centered care, relentless advocacy, scientific discovery, and the training of future leaders.
Our nearly 200 doctors are clinical and research faculties of the UNC School of Medicine. Her medical expertise spans nearly 50 programs in the 20 clinical departments of the School of Medicine, including 14 departments in the UNC Department of Pediatrics. They are joined by more than 1,800 clinic and auxiliary staff, all of whom are committed to providing exemplary and empathetic care to the thousands of children we treat every year.