U.S. News & World Report has ranked Boston Children’s Hospital number one among pediatric hospitals for nephrology.  The magazine ranked the top pediatric hospitals for nephrology for 2016–2017 using data on survival following kidney transplant, biopsy complications and overall infection prevention.

The rankings are based on clinical data obtained from 183 pediatric centers and on the opinions of nearly 11,000 surveyed pediatric specialists and subspecialists. RTI International, a North Carolina-based research and consulting firm, directed the data collection with the help of more than 100 medical directors, pediatric specialists and other experts, and analyzed the results. Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked number one for pediatric nephrology seven years in a row. The hospital ranked number one in eight out of 10 specialties

The top 50 hospitals for pediatric nephrology are listed below:

  1. Boston Children’s Hospital
  2. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  3. Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston
  4. Seattle Children’s Hospital
  5. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, Calif.
  6. Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Mo.
  7. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  8. Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, Los Angeles
  9. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  10. Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  11. Children’s Medical Center Dallas
  12. Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
  13. Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
  14. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Baltimore
  15. Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  16. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, San Francisco and Oakland
  17. Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, New York
  18. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  19. Phoenix Children’s Hospital
  20. Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego
  21. Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland
  22. Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital, Charleston
  23. University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor
  24. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  25. American Family Children’s Hospital, Madison, Wis.
  26. University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, Iowa City
  27. Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore.
  28. Children’s Hospital of Alabama at UAB, Birmingham
  29. Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital, New York
  30. Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville
  31. Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis
  32. UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Gainesville, Fla.
  33. Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Del.
  34. Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, Indianapolis
  35. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University
  36. Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora
  37. Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center, Durham, N.C.
  38. Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital
  39. Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston
  40. Levine Children’s Hospital, Charlotte, N.C.
  41. University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis
  42. Primary Children’s Hospital, Salt Lake City
  43. University of California Davis Children’s Hospital, Sacramento
  44. North Carolina Children’s Hospital at UNC, Chapel Hill
  45. Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit
  46. Holtz Children’s Hospital at UM-Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami
  47. New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley-Komansky Children’s Hospital
  48. Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  49. University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, Charlottesville
  50. MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston