Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children among its “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings. It is the only children’s hospital in Orlando to make the list.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children among its “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings. It is the only children’s hospital in Orlando to make the list.

The hospital was recognized as a “Best Children’s Hospital” in seven pediatric specialties:
#33 in cardiology and heart surgery
#43 in diabetes and endocrinology
#30 in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery
#42 in neurology and neurosurgery
#39 in orthopedics
#27 in pulmonology
#25 in urology

The “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings highlight U.S. News & World Report’s top 50 U.S. pediatric facilities in cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. Based on a combination of clinical data and reputation surveys of pediatric specialists, 83 hospitals ranked in at least one specialty.

“To be included among such a prestigious group of hospitals is an honor and reflects the hard work and commitment our physicians, nurses, and team members put into caring for our patients,” says Kathy Swanson, president of Arnold Palmer Medical Center. “For families of children with rare or life threatening illnesses, the ranking is a tool to help find the best medical care, and we’re ecstatic to be recognized as the place to go in Central Florida for the best pediatric care.”

July 01, 2015