Boston Children’s Hospital is a worldwide destination for the treatment of rare and complex medical conditions in children. Our internationally recognized team of physicians, surgeons, and nurses offers state-of-the-art care and an outstanding record of success in nearly 250 clinical specialties.

Each year, we admit more than 25,000 patients — including over 2,000 international patients — and perform more than 26,000 surgical procedures and 150,000 radiological examinations. As the home of the world’s largest pediatric research enterprise, we offer your child unrivaled access to innovative treatments and technology.

Just as important, we provide personalized care and compassionate support to your whole family. At every step of the way, our medical team and support staff work together to coordinate your child’s treatment, make your family feel comfortable, and ensure that your experience both inside and outside the hospital is as seamless and stress-free as possible. The overall well-being of your family is our top priority.

A Reputation for Excellence

We were named the number-one overall pediatric hospital in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, the nation’s leading publisher of hospital rankings. In addition, we received more top honors for our clinical specialties than any other children’s hospital. Five of our departments were deemed to be the best in the nation:

Gastroenterology and GI Surgery 
Neurology and Neurosurgery