Awards, Children's Health

Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 11th year in a row

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 14, 2022 – U.S. News & World Report has recognized Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in its 2022 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings within four specialty areas. This is the 11th year the hospital has been included on this prestigious list.

The 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings are being published online today. Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital ranked among the best nationally in the following categories:

  • Pediatrics: Cancer
  • Pediatrics: Nephrology
  • Pediatrics: Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Pediatrics: Diabetes and Endocrinology

“We are honored that Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital has been ranked yet again as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation,” said Hossain Marandi, MD, MBA, FACHE, president, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. “This prestigious recognition is a result of the hard work of our incredible teams and speaks strongly to our core mission of improving health, instilling humanity and inspiring hope.”

The U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals ranks the top 50 pediatric facilities across the country. Based on clinical data and a survey of pediatric specialists, the ranking methodology considers clinical outcomes, such as mortality and infection rates, efficiency and coordination of care delivery and compliance with best practices.

U.S. News & World Report introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. They are the only comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric centers.

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is a 234-bed national referral center and teaching hospital, providing comprehensive clinical care to the children of West Michigan and beyond. It offers advanced pediatric specialty care with more than 300 pediatric physicians who practice in 70 pediatric specialties and programs.  The hospital also provides care close to home in over 50 regional clinics and shares its expertise through Partners in Children’s Health: a collaboration with more than 30 hospitals throughout Michigan. Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of nation’ best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 11 years in a row.

About Spectrum Health West Michigan
People are at the heart of everything we do, and the inspiration for our long and continuing legacy of strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Our award-winning team improves health, inspires hope and saves lives across 13 counties in West Michigan. We bring together 11 hospitals—including Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, with expert care from 350+ pediatric specialists in 70+ specialties and programs—three rehabilitation and nursing centers, 120 outpatient sites and telehealth services. We are proud to work with 4,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, including Spectrum Health Medical Group, one of the largest and most comprehensive multispecialty physician groups in West Michigan.


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