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Ochsner Hospital for Children Named #1 Hospital for Kids in Louisiana

Published 10 Jul, 2023  ·  1.5 minutes

For the third consecutive year, Ochsner Hospital for Children has been named the #1 hospital for kids in Louisiana in the 2023-2024 Best Children’s Hospital rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

The 17th annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings recognize the top 50 pediatric facilities across the United States in 10 pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology.

These rankings assist parents of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses and their doctors in choosing the right hospital for them.

Ochsner Hospital for Children was also recognized as a national leader in pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, and pediatric orthopedicsU.S. News & World Report has recognized Ochsner Hospital for Children as a national healthcare leader since 2017.

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Dr. William Lennarz, System Chair of Pediatrics, Ochsner Hospital for Children said, year after year, Ochsner Hospital for Children provides high-quality care to thousands of kids in our region.

"We remain committed to building upon our long history of putting patients first, and continually strive to provide nationally ranked, expert pediatric care right here in Louisiana and across the Gulf South.”

Pete November, CEO, Ochsner Health said he could not be more proud of the dedication, innovation and care provided by the nationally recognized teams at Ochsner Hospital for Children.

"To be named the #1 hospital for kids in Louisiana for the third year in a row is an amazing accomplishment and is truly a reflection of the high-quality pediatric care provided right here in our region,” Pete said.

Ochsner Hospital for Children has offered exceptional pediatric care for more than 80 years.

The destination center exclusively dedicated to children offers the only pediatric heart and liver transplant program in the state.

More than 200 physicians who specialize in 30+ pediatric specialties and sub-specialties care for over 76,000 children every year.

Its flagship facility is in New Orleans, with subspecialty clinics across Louisiana and Mississippi.

Find out more information about Ochsner Hospital for Children.

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