University of Maryland Children's Hospital moves up in rank of Nation's Best Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery by US News & World Report

June 18, 2019

US News & World ReportThe Children’s Heart Program at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital (UMCH) is once again ranked among the nation’s top 50 pediatric cardiology and heart surgery centers, according to the 2019-2020 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals. There are nearly 200 qualified pediatric centers in the country.

Among children’s hospitals nationally, the Children’s Heart Program at UMCH ranks 32nd, moving up 9 positions from last year, when the program was ranked for the first time at 41st in the nation.

“It is an honor for our Children’s Heart Program to be recognized a second time as being among the very best in the nation,” says Steven J. Czinn, MD, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and director of UMCH. “We have an immensely talented, innovative team of doctors, nurses and staff who constantly challenge themselves to take the care we provide to a whole new level. It is because of their collaborative and pioneering spirit that this program has been so successful in caring for children with heart disease.”

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