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UNC Children's logoUNC Children’s has been ranked among the nation’s top children’s hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals 2021-2022, released in June.

UNC Children’s is nationally ranked in seven pediatric subspecialties, including 16th in the nation for pediatric diabetes and endocrinology, and 24th for pediatric pulmonology.

UNC Children’s pediatric subspecialties receiving national recognition from the report include:


  • Diabetes & Endocrinology 16th
  • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery 24th (tie)
  • Urology 34th
  • Nephrology 35th
  • Orthopedics 36th
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery 45th (tie)
  • Cancer 45th (tie)

“We are extremely proud to have UNC Children’s nationally ranked across seven pediatric subspecialties,” said Stephanie Duggins Davis, MD, Physician-in-Chief for UNC Children’s. “We strive for excellence in the care we provide for North Carolina’s children, and these rankings are confirmation that we are achieving our goals in the quality of that care.”

UNC Children’s offers complete inpatient and outpatient care at N.C. Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill, and brings leading-edge care closer to home through more than two dozen satellite outpatient clinics located throughout North Carolina.

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