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UVA Children’s is #1 in Virginia, According to U.S. News & World Report

a baby grabbing a doctor's stethoscope during an exam. Badge on image says 'Best Children's Hospitals U.S. News & World Report Ranked in 5 Specialties'

When your kids get sick or hurt, you want the best care for them. So we’re proud to share that U.S. News & World Report just ranked UVA Children’s as Virginia’s #1 children’s hospital.

This is according to its 2021-22 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide. This is the first year it’s done state-by-state rankings for children’s hospitals.

5 Specialties Among Top 50 Nationally

Additionally, U.S. News ranked five UVA Children’s specialties among the top 50 nationally in their fields:

To compile these rankings, U.S. News looks at:

“Compassionate, Excellent Care”

“We are so proud of this national recognition, as it reflects our ongoing commitment to providing the highest-quality care for all of our patients regardless of their age,” said K. Craig Kent, MD, UVA’s executive vice president for health affairs. “I congratulate our UVA Children’s team for their exceptional care to children and families throughout Virginia and beyond.” 

Virginia's #1 Children's Hospital

We provide primary and specialty care throughout Virginia and beyond.

Pediatrics department chair James Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA, echoed Kent’s appreciation. “Earning these honors takes tremendous dedication by our team of exceptionally skilled and compassionate providers. I am proud every day to work alongside this team and witness the compassionate, excellent care they provide to our young patients and their families.”

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