SSM Health Cardinal Glennon ranked 34 in Pediatrics: Cardiology and Heart Surgery, 35 in Pediatrics: Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, and 49 in Pediatrics: Cancer.
The U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings help parents determine where to get the best medical care for their children. The rankings highlight the top 50 U.S. pediatric facilities in 10 specialties, from cancer to urology. 78 hospitals ranked in at least one specialty.
“Providing such excellent quality, regardless of a patient’s religion, origin or ability to pay, is one of the clearest ways SSM Health Cardinal Glennon lives our SSM Health Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God,” said Steven Burghart,
president of SSM Health Cardinal Glennon.
“The Department of Pediatrics of Saint Louis University is proud of its strong academic affiliation with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital,” said Robert Wilmott MD, Chief of Pediatrics at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon and IMMUNO Professor and Chair, Saint Louis University School of Medicine. “These esteemed rankings allow the hospital to provide exceptional medical care to all children throughout St. Louis, Southern Illinois and beyond.”
The Best Children’s Hospitals highlight pediatric centers that offer exceptional care for the kids
who need the most help,” said U.S. News Health Rankings Editor Avery Comarow. “Day in and
day out, they deliver state-of-the-art medical care.”
The U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings rely on clinical data and on an annual survey of pediatric specialists. Survival rates, adequacy of nurse staffing, procedure volume and much more can be viewed on Best Children's Hospital National Rankings.
The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2017” guidebook, available for presale Aug 1.
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About SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation.
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a 195-bed children’s hospital specializing in
pediatric cancer care and cardiology services. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, both the highest possible classifications. Since 2013, U.S News & World Report has recognized Cardinal Glennon as a Best Pediatric Hospital. A teaching hospital, Cardinal Glennon is staffed by SLUCare physicians. For more information, visit us at cardinalglennon.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter.