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Medical City Children’s Hospital Honored for Pediatric Cancer Care in U.S. News & World Report 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospitals

Medical City Dallas June 21, 2016

DALLAS, TEXASMedical City Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce its placement in the U.S. News & World Report 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Medical City Children’s Hospital ranked #48 in the nation in Pediatric Cancer Care.

“This award recognizes the advanced and world-class care that our dedicated pediatric team provides for our community and young patients from North Texas and beyond,” said Keith Zimmerman, FACHE, President and CEO of Medical City Children’s Hospital. “Our multidisciplinary team of experienced specialists, caregivers and essential support staff collaboratively serve our patients with excellent cancer care.”

The U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings help parents determine which hospitals can provide the best medical care for their children. The rankings highlight the top 50 U.S. pediatric facilities in 10 specialties, from cancer to urology. 79 hospitals ranked in at least one specialty.

“The Best Children’s Hospitals highlight pediatric centers that offer exceptional care for the kids who need the most help,” said U.S. News & World Report Health Rankings Editor Avery Comarow. “Day in and day out, they deliver state-of-the-art medical care.”

The U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals rankings rely on clinical data and an annual survey of pediatric specialists. The annual report also provides information about survival rates, adequacy of nurse staffing, procedure volume and much more. To see the rankings in their entirety, visit Best Children’s Hospitals.

About Medical City Children's Hospital

Medical City Children’s Hospital is a 156-bed comprehensive children’s hospital with specialists in virtually every pediatric subspecialty, including nationally recognized congenital heart defect, hematology, and oncology treatment programs. Our critical care units include a Congenital Heart Surgery Unit, and the highest level Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) possible. For more than 25 years, Medical City has provided high quality, innovative, compassionate care to patients and their families.

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