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SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

by Jeanette Grider on 06/17/2020
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Six programs, led by SLUCare physicians, earned top 50 spots on the newly-released Best Children's Hospital Specialty rankings. 

U.S. News & World Report has named SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital among the nation’s best on its newly-released Best Children’s Hospital Specialty rankings list.

Six programs, including neonatal care, urology and cancer were among those recognized on the list.

Cardinal Glennon Rankings

Pediatricians from Saint Louis University’s academic medical practice, SLUCare, staff the hospital and are at the forefront of caring for sick children and assisting their families.

“I would like to congratulate everyone at Cardinal Glennon on these outstanding results, which are the best we have achieved to date. As a pediatric pulmonologist myself, it is particularly rewarding to see that pulmonary entered the rankings this year,” said Robert Wilmott, M.D., Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the University’s School of Medicine. “The recognition is very much deserved and want to thank those who worked tirelessly to put the novel programs and initiatives in place, and to submit the documentation, that led to this outcome.”

About the U.S. News Best Children’s Hospital Rankings

The annual U.S. News Best Children’s Hospital rankings, now in their 14th year, offer guidance to parents seeking the best place for their very sick child. The top 50 medical centers are ranked in 10 specialties, including pediatric cancer, pediatric cardiology and heart surgery and neonatal care. In the 2020-21 rankings, 88 hospitals ranked among the top 50 in at least one pediatric medical specialty.

About SLUCare Physician Group

The SLUCare Physician Group is the academic medical practice of Saint Louis University, with more than 500 health care providers and 1,200 staff members in hospitals and medical offices throughout the St. Louis region. SLUCare physicians are among the most highly trained in their fields - more than 50 specialties in all - and are national and international experts, renowned for research and innovations in medicine.

About SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital

A leading academic medical center, with a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital staffed by the SLUCare Physician Group of Saint Louis University School of Medicine providing pediatric care to communities throughout Illinois, Missouri and beyond.