Nationally recognized care kids deserve—and love.

We’re proud to share that, once again, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Connecticut Children’s a top children’s hospital in the nation and the top neonatology program in Connecticut.

Connecticut Children’s Division of Neonatology provides exceptional newborn care – and a supportive, compassionate experience for families when they need it most. With care in 14 NICUs and delivery units, the peace of mind new parents deserve is conveniently close to home. Our Care Alliance partnerships with adult health systems allow us to deliver neonatal care that is the best in the region. We are always at the forefront of research, constantly looking to advance treatments for the most pre-term and high risk of infants.

Connecticut Children’s was also ranked in the Top 50 programs nationally by U.S. News & World Report in gastroenterology and GI surgery, as well as in urology.

The recognition from U.S. News & World Report is a testament to our dedicated physicians, nurses and team members who have continued to care for children during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Their steadfast dedication to advancing research and clinical outcomes across the health system is fundamental to the success of our programs and to the welfare of children across the community. We are proud to provide care that kids and parents not only deserve—but also love.

Meet Our Nationally Ranked Specialties


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Connecticut Children’s is consistently ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s best neonatology programs, setting us apart for research, technology and state-of-the-art treatments. Our neonatal team consists of 45 neonatologists, 6 pediatric hospitalists, and over 75 advanced practitioners, combining for 1,000+ years of specialized experience in the care of newborns. We offer care in 14 NICUs and delivery units so new parents can put their trust in us without having to travel far.

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

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Families come to us because of our exceptional outcomes in surgical and non-surgical treatments for pediatric GI conditions. Our state-of-the-art Infusion Center incorporates everything kids love about adventure parks – including a virtual world they can explore with their own avatar – to deliver IV infusion therapy. Our Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is the largest between Boston and New York, directed by a world-renowned researcher whose work is pioneering the next generation of IBD therapies.

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Urologist meeting with a young child in the medical center with a logo of U.S. News World Report Best Children's Hospitals Badge

Our physicians have recognized expertise in complex pediatric urologic reconstruction, pediatric tumors of the kidney and bladder, laparoscopic and robotic surgery, maternal-fetal urology, disorders of sexual development, urodynamic testing and the surgical management of incontinence. And our pediatric urology physicians and researchers are actively involved in advancing treatments with leading-edge research and quality improvement

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