At Nemours, we promise to do whatever it takes to treat children as we would our own. When your child comes to Nemours, we know you’re placing your trust in us. This trust and our dedication to improving the health of your child is what inspires us to provide exceptional care and the most satisfying experience possible.
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- Zero Central Line Infections in Intensive Care
- Giving Even the Sickest Children the Best Chance at Life
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News & Recognition
U.S. News & World Report 2011-2012
Nemours, one of the nation’s leading pediatric health systems, which owns and operates the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, and partners with Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, has been recognized among the best in the nation in the 2012-13 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals, by U.S. News & World Report. The number of recognized programs at Nemours has increased from 10 last year to 15 this year.
“We have made a promise to do whatever it takes to help children grow up healthy and reach their full potential,” remarked David J. Bailey, MD, MBA, President & CEO, Nemours. “Delivering that promise means having the expertise and capabilities to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions, and doing it at the highest level, every time. We are committed to being among the best in the nation in providing specialty care to our children and families. The specialty rankings from U.S. News & World Report recognize deep expertise in caring for children with serious problems – and places Nemours among the best in the nation.”
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is ranked in nine of the 10 specialties, which include:
- 7th in Orthopedics
- 17th in Gastroenterology
- 34th in Neonatology
- 35th in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
- 36th in Urology
- 41st in Pulmonology
- 45th in Neurology & Neurosurgery
- 47th in Cancer
- 49th in Nephrology
Wolfson Children’s Hospital has achieved six of the 10 specialty rankings:
- 25th in Urology
- 31st in Pulmonology
- 38th in Neurology & Neurosurgery
- 38th in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
- 39th in Diabetes & Endocrinology
- 49th in Cancer
“We are very pleased that the outstanding care provided by the physicians, nurses and staff with Wolfson Children’s Hospital and our pediatric partners, Nemours Children’s Clinic, Jacksonville, is being recognized nationally once again,” said Wolfson Children’s Hospital President Michael D. Aubin. “As a pediatric referral center, Wolfson Children’s is bringing patients from all over the region, the state, and even internationally to Jacksonville for world-class pediatric care, and this recognition only further enhances our reputation and reach.”
The full rankings and methodology are available online. The rankings also will be published in the U.S. News Best Hospitals 2013 guidebook available in August.