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Children’s Minnesota and its collaborative partners among U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals in 2 specialties

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (July 11, 2023) – The Kid Experts® at Children’s Minnesota have once again been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, sharing a ranking for cardiology and heart surgery with Mayo Clinic and for nephrology with M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital. The annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings and ratings are designed to assist families and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions.

The Mayo Clinic – Children’s Minnesota Cardiovascular Collaborative has been ranked as top performing in Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals for 2023-2024. In addition, the collaborative was recognized as one of the best for treating children with severe congenital heart defects.

Learn about The Mayo Clinic – Children’s Minnesota Cardiovascular Collaborative.

The Mayo Clinic – Children’s Minnesota Cardiovascular Collaborative provides comprehensive pediatric cardiovascular services – from routine care to advanced cardiac surgeries, from before birth and into adulthood. As part of the collaboration, physicians from each of the programs provide services at the other’s location, expanding coverage and improving educational opportunities.

The nephrology program collaboration between Children’s Minnesota and M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital, also ranked as a 2023-24 Best Children’s Hospital for Nephrology. The program offers consultation on and management of a wide range of kidney diseases in children.

About Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts® in our region, Children’s Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital.

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About U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower consumers, business leaders and policy officials to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives and communities. A multifaceted digital media company with Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News, Real Estate, Careers and 360 Reviews platforms, U.S. News provides rankings, independent reporting, data journalism, consumer advice and U.S. News Live events. More than 40 million people visit each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.