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Comer Children's Hospital among nation's best in annual survey

June 11, 2013

The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital has been ranked among the nation's top hospitals for children by U.S. News & World Report.

Comer Children's Hospital received recognition in four specialties, ranking No. 36 in gastroenterology and GI surgery, 40 in neonatal care, 40 in diabetes and endocrinology, and 45 in cancer. Out of all the hospitals considered, only 87 U.S. hospitals were ranked in one or more specialties.

» Read our full announcement on this year's rankings.

Our Specialties

Learn more about the pediatric specialties recognized in the 2013-14 U.S. News & World Report survey:

  • Gastroenterology: The gastrointestinal experts at Comer Children's Hospital diagnose and treat digestive diseases in children of all ages. Our comprehensive programs for celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are widely known for innovative medical treatments and leading-edge research.
  • Neonatology: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Comer Children's Hospital is a referral center for more than 10 community hospitals in the Chicago area. Our multidisciplinary approach and state-of-the art technology offer critically ill newborns the highest level of care in a family-centered environment.
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology: The pediatric experts in the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center help young people manage their diabetes and provide families with education and support. Our specialists are experienced in treating the most complex cases of diabetes and other endocrine disorders, offering innovative treatments not widely available elsewhere.
  • Cancer: The pediatric cancer specialists at Comer Children's Hospital diagnose and treat all types of cancer in infants, children and adolescents. The nationally known experts on our oncology team provide the latest therapies, including treatments developed here at the University of Chicago Medicine.



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