Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Recognized as a 2023-2024 Best Children’s Hospital for Orthopedics

June 29, 2023

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Recognized as a 2023-2024 Best Children’s Hospital for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has once again achieved national recognition for its excellence in orthopedics, earning a coveted spot among the top 50 children's hospitals in the country. This prestigious accolade comes from U.S. News & World Report, the esteemed authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice. For nine consecutive years, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital‘s Orthopedic Center has consistently received this national recognition.

"When it comes to the well-being of your child, where you go truly matters. At Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, we understand the gravity of those crucial moments. That's why we are proud to have a team of distinguished experts in pediatric orthopedics, ready to provide the highest level of care,” said Caitlin Stella, MPH, Chief Executive Officer of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. “Our continued inclusion in this prestigious list is a testament to the unwavering dedication and commitment of our entire staff. We take immense pride in the exceptional outcomes achieved by our orthopedics team. However, it is the collective commitment of our entire hospital to deliver unparalleled care for children that we truly celebrate."

This recognition reflects Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital diverse and innovative medical expertise.  Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Orthopedic Center has one of the largest groups of fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic surgeons in Florida, and one of the busiest in the country, providing world class care and expertise for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and sports-related injuries affecting children, adolescents and young adults.

U.S. News, together with RTI International, a North Carolina-based research and consulting firm, collected and analyzed data from 119 children’s hospitals and surveyed thousands of pediatric specialists. Children’s hospitals awarded a “Best” designation excelled at factors such as clinical outcomes, level and quality of hospital resources directly related to patient care and expert opinion among pediatric specialists.

“For 17 years, U.S. News has provided comprehensive information to help parents of sick children and their doctors find the best children’s hospital to treat their illness or condition,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News.