Dr. Michelle Hudspeth, director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, holds bone marrow transplant patient Mack Shieder.
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MUSC Children’s Hospital scored high new rankings in a national publication, and doctors say the real benefit will be to the children treated there.
Mark Scheurer, M.D., chief medical officer of MUSC Children’s Hospital, said a dedicated Children’s Hospital is a special place.
“Through clinical care, scientific breakthrough and education of future pediatric providers, a children’s hospital's mission every day is to protect, heal and advocate for a community's most precious resource: its children. MUSC Children’s is committed to the children of our local community, the state and region that we serve. We share this mission in collaboration with our pediatric partners across the state.”
Scheurer said these new rankings in an unprecedented six categories reflect real improvements in patient care and outcomes and a commitment of the medical center to best practices.
The U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals place the MUSC Children’s Hospital heart program among the top 20 in the country, naming it a “best hospital” in that category. Here’s a look at all six of the MUSC Children’s Hospital divisions honored in the new rankings, based on information from about 180 pediatric centers across the country:
Cardiology & Heart Surgery (#20)
Pediatrics: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (#39)
Pediatrics: Diabetes & Endocrinology (#47)
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