Next-generation care for your next generation

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 state’s best pediatric orthopedics program.

Our team of orthopedic specialists achieved the highest ranking in the state thanks to excellent outcomes and exceptional patient care. The division provides children and young adults the care they need, when they need it at five walk-in and same-day clinics across the state, including our newest clinics in Danbury and Shelton. We are excited to announce that we will soon be opening a new orthopedic office in Westport. 

Connecticut Children’s was also ranked in the Top 50 programs nationally by U.S. News & World Report in Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Urology and Neonatology

The recognition from U.S. News & World Report is even more meaningful as we celebrate our 25th anniversary. It’s a testament to our dedicated physicians, nurses and team members who have continued delivering care during the COVID-19 pandemic while striving to advance research and clinical outcomes across the health system. We are proud to provide next-generation care for your next generation.

Meet Our Nationally Ranked Specialties

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

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Our team takes an innovative approach to orthopedic care and research. We are the only children’s health system in the state with the EOS X-ray machine, an ultra low-dose, 3-D imaging system that uses about three times less radiation than conventional machines while producing high-quality images. We are also the only program in the state certified in the Ponseti method, a manipulative technique that corrects congenital clubfoot without extensive surgery.


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Diabetes & Endocrinology

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Connecticut Children’s is home to the Albright Center, the first and only center in the world dedicated to Albright hereditary osteodystrophy, a rare bone disorder. Meanwhile, the Clinic for Variations of Sex Development is modernizing how medical providers, lawmakers and communities understand differences of sex development, and modeling a better way to care for children and teens with these conditions.

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Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

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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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Connecticut Children’s award-winning neonatal network provides specialized care for babies at 14 neonatal intensive care units and well-baby nurseries across two states. Our mobile cooling program delivers special cooling technology to newborns who need it throughout the region – providing crucial therapy for these babies’ long-term health and survival.

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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. Our engaging “Don’t Freak Out!” video series is a hit with parents. And our multi-institutional Bladder Exstrophy Collaborative leads care for children with this complex condition.

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