US News and World Report Rankings

Extraordinary breadth and depth of expertise places Children’s among the nation’s best

St. Louis, MO - June 21, 2023 - U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital and its physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. The publication ranked St. Louis Children’s among the top 12 percent nationally (No. 23) and we continue to be ranked the top children’s hospital in the St. Louis region.

This is the 15th consecutive year St. Louis Children’s has been ranked among the top 25 children’s hospitals nationwide. St. Louis Children’s is nationally ranked in eight pediatric specialties evaluated by the report, more than any pediatric hospital in the region, exemplifying its extraordinary breadth of expertise.

St. Louis Children’s national rankings in specialty areas include:

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 12)
  • Orthopedics (No. 13)
  • Nephrology (No. 16)
  • Pulmonology (No. 18)
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology (No. 19)
  • Gastroenterology (No. 22)
  • Urology (No. 22)
  • Cancer (No. 22)

“The expertise and compassion our physicians, nurses, and team members share with our patients and their families are what makes St. Louis Children’s a special place to receive care,” says St. Louis Children’s President Trish Lollo. “We are proud of the legacy of care St. Louis Children’s and Washington University Physicians has provided to our region and to patients who come to us from around the world.”

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