Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin heart center no. 5 in country

Freeman Staff

June 9, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin ranked highly in several categories on U.S. News & World Report recent 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals evaluations, especially in cardiology and heart surgery.

The Milwaukee hospital was ranked in nine specialties for the report. U.S. News ranked Children’s No. 5 in cardiology and heart surgery for the second consecutive year, according to Tuesday’s announcement. The Top 5 ranking acknowledges the Herma Heart Center’s national reach as a destination for kids with the most serious types of congenital heart disease, as well as a commitment to leading industry peers in innovative approaches to care and superior clinical outcomes.

Other ranked Children’s specialties include No. 13 in gastroenterology and GI surgery, No. 14 in cancer, No. 20 in nephrology, No. 20 in pulmonary, No. 30 in neurology and neurosurgery, No. 32 in neonatology, No. 37 in orthopedics and No. 40 in urology.

“Children's Hospital continues to provide an unmatched depth and breadth of care. We have built one of the most prestigious pediatric hospitals in the country with outcomes consistently among the best in the nation,” said Marc Gorelick, MD, chief operating officer, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, and executive vice president, Children's Hospital and Health System. “We have a unique perspective because we are the only health system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of all children in Wisconsin.”