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Children’s Hospital New Orleans has been ranked among the Top 50 Children’s Hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report! This prestigious, first-time ranking for Children’s Hospital New Orleans includes Top 50 national ranking in two pediatric specialties, Urology and Nephrology.

We are also proud to be ranked 15th in the Southeast Region out of 43 children’s hospitals.

As Louisiana’s first and largest freestanding children’s hospital, Children’s Hospital New Orleans has delivered expert healthcare for children across Louisiana and the Gulf South for more than 65 years.

With a recently completed $300 million campus transformation, Children’s Hospital New Orleans provides the highest level of pediatric care for children across Louisiana and the Gulf South, backed by more than 600 pediatric-trained providers and 40+ specialists, and academic partnerships with both LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine.

This U.S. News & World Report ranking reflects our unwavering commitment to provide the best possible care to all kids and only kids - right here in Louisiana.

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About our Urology Program

The urology program at Children’s Hospital New Orleans, ranked the #4 urology program in the Southeast Region by U.S. News & World Report, cares for children from across Louisiana and the Gulf South, with 8,200 patient visits in 2021 alone, and more than 1,300 surgical cases. The team of pediatric urologists brings more than 35 years of medical and surgical experience to care for children with urologic needs. The team utilizes traditional and emerging technology to take care of the entire spectrum of urinary tract and genital issues from infancy to adulthood, including minimally invasive surgery. Regional leaders in their field, the team is active in research and is actively involved in training the next generation of urologists at LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine in the principles of best pediatric urologic care.

About our Nephrology Program

The nephrology program at Children’s Hospital New Orleans, staffed by expert providers from both LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine, offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children and adolescents with kidney and urinary tract disorders such as nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, congenital malformations, cystic kidneys and kidney failure; urinary tract infections; urine abnormalities such as protein or blood in urine; and fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders. Children’s Hospital provides all end-stage renal disease services, including chronic kidney disease care, all types of dialysis, and kidney transplantation. Children’s Hospital is also proud to serve as Louisiana’s only pediatric dialysis program, performing 6,630 lifesaving dialysis treatments in 2021. Since 1995, the hospital has performed more than 200 kidney transplants.