Published: June 4, 2010
Updated: June 8, 2010
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By DukeHealth.org staff
Durham, NC -- Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center has been recognized as one of the top children's hospitals in six pediatric specialty areas according to U.S.News & World Report's 2010-11 Best Children's Hospitals.
The list includes the top 30 hospitals in 10 pediatric specialty areas: Cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, heart and heart surgery, kidney, neonatology, neurology and neurological surgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.
Duke Children's Hospital was recognized in the following areas:
For the Best Children's Hospitals 2010-11, 170 pediatric medical centers across the country completed in-depth online surveys. The rankings are based on how hospitals scored in terms of reputation, medical outcomes, and care-related indications of quality.
The full list will be published in the August issue of U.S.News & World Report, and is currently available on the U.S.News & World Report Web site.