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U.S. News Ranks Children’s Hospital Colorado Among the Best in the U.S. 

Clinical partner of CU School of Medicine received high rankings for cancer, gastroenterology, diabetes, and lung surgery. 

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Children’s Hospital Colorado, which is affiliated with the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is once again ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.  

The magazine released its 2023–24 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings this week. Among the 10 specialty areas, Children’s Colorado ranked in the top 10 in four of the 10 recognized specialty areas. For cancer, Children’s Colorado ranked No. 7, its highest-ever showing for cancer care.

Children’s Colorado also is ranked No. 1 in the Rocky Mountain region and state of Colorado. Other pediatric specialties in the top 10 for Children’s Colorado were gastroenterology and GI surgery, at No. 3, diabetes and endocrinology, at No. 4, and pulmonology and lung surgery, at No. 6. 

"I’m honored to work among an incredible group of people, where each and every individual team member gives of themselves every single day to ensure our patients and families receive the best care possible," says Raphe Schwartz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Children’s Colorado.

The annual U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings offer guidance for families of children seeking the best medical care for rare or life-threatening illnesses. The 2023–24 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings were created from data collected through a clinical survey sent to nearly 200 hospitals and a survey sent to more than 15,000 pediatric doctors nationwide.  

Visit the U.S. News site for a complete list of the rankings and the full methodology.