St. Louis, MO – June 16, 2020 – U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. The publication ranked St. Louis Children’s No. 1 in the state of Missouri and among the top 10 percent nationally.

The report evaluated 193 children’s hospitals in ten pediatric specialties. St. Louis Children’s is one of only eight children’s hospitals in the nation to rank top 25 in all 10 specialties, exemplifying its depth and breadth of expertise. It is the 12th consecutive year Children’s has ranked in all 10 specialties and it is the only children’s hospital within a 250-mile radius to do so this year.

The 10 pediatric specialties and St. Louis Children’s rankings in each are follows: Orthopedics (No. 6);Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 7); Pulmonology (No. 8); Gastroenterology (No. 11); Urology (No. 15);Cardiology & Heart Surgery (No. 17); Nephrology (No. 19); Neonatology (No. 22); Diabetes &
Endocrinology (No. 23); Cancer (No. 24).

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the very best children’s hospitals in the United States,” says Trish Lollo, St. Louis Children’s president. “It’s a testament to our team of nurses, caregivers and
Washington University physicians for whom this work is both a passion and a calling. During these most extraordinary times – and every day – they are the most powerful and talented advocates for child health, and I am so very proud of this continued national recognition.”

The full rankings and methodology are available at The rankings will also be published in the U.S. News Best Hospitals 2020 guidebook.