Awards and Recognition

UF Health Children's Hospital ranked number 1 in Florida

U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals 2021-22

The University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital is the #1 children’s hospital in Florida and is ranked in eight specialties nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings.

In its annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, U.S. News ranked the following eight UF Health pediatric programs among the nation’s best this year:

  • Cardiology and Heart Surgery – 7th nationally
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology – 12th nationally
  • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery – 21st nationally
  • Cancer – 45th nationally
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery – 45th nationally
  • Urology – 46th nationally
  • Neonatology – 47th nationally
  • Nephrology – 48th nationally

For more information, read the full press release on our rankings