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#1, nine years in a row

Watch as our CEO, Kevin B. Churchwell, MD, shares our gratitude for our #1 ranking and explains why Boston Children’s is where the world comes for answers.


For 150 years, we’ve been a worldwide leader in multidisciplinary pediatric care and the treatment of complex diseases and conditions. Our globally renowned team of physicians and nurses cares for more than 650,000 patient visits and performs more than 27,000 surgical procedures each year while serving patients from over 100 different countries, making us one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the world.

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#1 Children's hospital, nine years in a row

Thanks to our experienced and family-centered staff, excellent patient outcomes, and quality of care, we have been named the #1 children’s hospital in the United States for nine years in a row.

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“I say to parents who have children facing these kinds of difficulties that hope is the last thing to lose. You should be your child’s best advocate because there are people who will help.”