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CHAM Ranked Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) takes its place for the ninth year in a row on the U.S. News & World Report list of the nation’s best children’s hospitals.


The 2016-2017 rankings show that CHAM continues to lead the field in providing innovative, state-of-the-art care in:

Cardiology & Heart Surgery;
Diabetes & Endocrinology;
Gastroenterology & GI Surgery;
Neurology & Neurosurgery; and



Pediatric Nephrology ranks #17 in the nation, marking our nephrology and renal transplant program as among the best in the country. Orthopedics ranks #22, a ranking that reflects their growing volume of pediatric cases and excellent outcomes. Gastroenterology and GI Surgery has continued to move up year over year and now ranks #30 in the nation. Neonatology is another of CHAM’s nationally recognized specialties—a result of outstanding teamwork and family-centered care that has improved the health of preterm and at-risk infants in our community.


“I could not be more proud of our clinical teams and support staff,” says Judy Aschner, MD, Physician-in-Chief, CHAM, and Michael I. Cohen, MD University Chair and Professor of Pediatrics, Einstein. “We are home to some of the world’s leading pediatric specialists and child health investigators; provide our patients access to the latest medical technologies and clinical trials; and deliver the highest quality care with compassion and sensitivity to the needs of the children, families and communities we serve.”