U.S. News & World Report: Ochsner Hospital for Children Named #1 in LA

Ochsner Hospital for Children has been named #1 in Louisiana in the new Best Children’s Hospitals for 2022 – 23 rankings for the second consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. Ochsner Hospital for Children was also recognized as a national leader in pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, and pediatric orthopedics in the new rankings. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Ochsner Hospital for Children as a national healthcare leader since 2017.

William Lennarz, MD, system chair of pediatrics, Ochsner Hospital for Children said, “Ochsner Hospital for Children is a proven pioneer and leader in providing innovative and high-quality care to kids across the state of Louisiana. Through our unwavering commitment to always putting patients first, Ochsner Hospital for Children continues to be the top destination for pediatric care in our region.”

The 16th annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings recognize the top 50 pediatric facilities across the United States in 10 pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and lung surgery, and urology.

“To be named one of the best Children’s Hospitals in the country and the best Children’s Hospital in the state of Louisiana exemplifies our commitment to sustained excellence,” said Warner L. Thomas, president and CEO, Ochsner Health. “This incredible honor is a testament to our physicians, nurses and all our multidisciplinary care teams’ dedication to clinical excellence and passion for delivering exceptional care to our smallest patients every single day.”