Four hospitals in New Jersey have been named among the best children’s hospitals in the country. The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick is listed 34th in the top 50 for neonatology in the 2019-2020 rankings compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick is listed 38th in the top 50 for urology.
Hackensack Meridian Health Sanzari and Hovnanian Children’s Hospitals in Neptune came 44th among the top 50 children’s hospitals for the treatment of pediatric cancer. And the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center is listed 49th among top 50 children’s neurology and neurosurgery hospitals.
U.S. News introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. The annual rankings cover 10 specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and lung surgery, and urology. The rankings are derived from clinical data and on an annual survey of pediatric specialists.