Mayo Eugenio Litta Children’s Hospital has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the nation’s best children’s hospitals, in rankings released today.
Mayo’s pediatric practice was cited for excellence in Neurology & Neurosurgery (ranked 11th), Diabetes & Endocrine Disorders (16), Heart & Heart Surgery (17), Orthopedics (20), Digestive Diseases (23) and Urology (23).
“We’re committed to setting the standard for high-value care for children, and it’s gratifying when outside organizations like U.S. News & World Report recognize the excellence and effort of our staff as we come together in teams focused around the patient,” says Phil Fischer, M.D., director, Mayo Clinic’s children’s hospital. “Nothing is more important to us than children — and that’s why we care so much about the quality of the care we provide to them and to their families.”
Dr. Fischer talks about Mayo Clinic’s history of caring for children:
You may want to check out a few recent posts on Sharing Mayo Clinic highlight results of Mayo Clinic’s team approach for pediatric patients with complex medical conditions.
- Chloe’s story (and before/after video) of brain surgery for a movement disorder.
- Formerly conjoined twins Abby and Belle Carlsen and Abbygail and Madysen Fitterer returning to Mayo Clinic for check ups, more than two years after their successful surgical separations.
- Another Abby’s heart surgery story and the guided tour she provided of her hospital room, two days after surgery.