Proud to be one of the nation's best.

For 13 years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has recognized us as one of the best children’s hospitals in the Nation and #1 in Texas. Our best is something we strive for each day, caring for our patients—not looking back at what we accomplished but towards what we can do tomorrow.

Our top ranked specialties
#1 Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Texas Children's Heart Center combines cutting-edge technology with compassion and a family-centered approach to cardiac care.

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#2 Neurology & Neurosurgery

Texas Children’s Neuroscience Center is a comprehensive destination in the treatment of neurological conditions like epilepsy and muscular dystrophy.

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#3 Nephrology (kidney disorders)

The Renal Service at Texas Children’s provides diagnostic and therapeutic care for children with all forms of kidney diseases.

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The full list of our ranked specialties

#4 Cancer
#1 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#5 Diabetes & Endocrinology
#4 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#11 Neonatology
#3 Nephrology (kidney disorders)
#2 Neurology & Neurosurgery
#11 Orthopedics
#3 Pulmonology
#5 Urology



About U.S. News & World Report Rankings

U.S. News & World Report introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. The rankings are the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals.

The U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings rely on clinical data and on an annual survey of pediatric specialists. The rankings factor in patient outcomes, such as mortality and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and compliance with best practices.

The 2021-22 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals is available online at usnews.com/childrenshospitals.