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Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Hospitals Earn Top Rankings in U.S. News & World Report

Joseph M. Sanzari Children's HospitalK. Hovnanian Children's HospitalPediatrics

What You Need to Know

Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health is ranked again as a top provider of pediatric health care in New Jersey. 

Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital are ranked #1 in the state and top 20 in the Mid-Atlantic Region in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospital Report. 

Both are the only hospitals in New Jersey to rank in the newly released report. 

The combined nephrology program at both hospitals earned a national Top 50 ranking in one of the 10 specialties ranked in the annual Best Children’s Hospitals Report. Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital ranked #34 in pediatric nephrology care. 

About the Ranking

The annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings recognize the top 50 children’s hospitals across the U.S. in 10 pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and lung surgery and urology. 


The Best Children’s Hospitals rankings are the most comprehensive source of quality-related information about the country’s pediatric hospitals. U.S. News introduced the rankings in 2007 to help families find the best medical care available.