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U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rady Children’s hospital among the nation’s top children’s hospitals.

Not only did Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego achieve rankings in all 10 specialties surveyed, its Orthopedics program was ranked as No. 7 in the country and its Neonatology program as No. 12. Rady Children’s also improved its rankings in three of the 10 specialties surveyed when compared to last year’s results.

Rady Children’s 2018/2019 rankings:

  • Orthopedics #7
  • Neonatology #12
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery #22
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology #26
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery #25
  • Urology #18
  • Cancer #30
  • Nephrology #34
  • Pulmonology #25
  • Gastroenterology #22
Best Children's Hospital, Ranked in 10 Specialties 2018-2019 - US. News and World Report

At Rady Children’s, we strive to be consistently excellent in providing the highest level of care across the full spectrum of pediatric medicine, from a newborn baby receiving advanced genomic sequencing to diagnose a mystery illness to a teenager receiving treatment for a mental health concern. It’s gratifying to know that U.S. News recognizes our enduring commitment to the health and wellbeing of the children in our community.

Patrick Frias, M.D.,
President and CEO

Rady Children’s Hospital has received Magnet® designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The standards are high — less than 7 percent of hospitals in the U.S. achieve this status.

With this credential, Rady Children’s joins the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. Just 448 U.S. health care organizations out of over 6,300 U.S. hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition.

Magnet Recognized - American Nurses Credentialing Center