Healthy Choices

Shriners, UC Davis among top children’s hospitals

The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings give high marks to two Sacramento children’s hospitals for their specialty treatment programs.

Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California and UC Davis Children’s Hospital, which sit side by side on Stockton Boulevard and have a partnership to treat children, were ranked 20th in pediatric urology and 29th in orthopedics. UC Davis Children’s Hospital also placed 17th in neonatal care, 33rd in diabetes treatment and 45th in neurology/neurosurgery.

The results, from the magazine’s Best Children’s Hospitals 2015-16 rankings in 10 specialty categories, are based on detailed surveys and recommendations from physicians.

Editor’s note: This story updates and corrects rankings that appeared in an earlier version.