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UNC Children’s has been ranked among the nation’s top children’s hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” 2021-2022, making it 13 straight years that UNC Children’s has received this designation.

UNC Children’s is nationally ranked in seven pediatric subspecialties including 34th in the nation for Pediatric Urology! The UNC Pediatric Urology team is dedicated to serving the families and children of North Carolina with the goal to provide the very best pediatric urological care in our state. As the team continues to grow they look forward to continuing outreach efforts throughout NC to bring excellent pediatric urology care to local NC communities.

“We will continue to strive to meet patient needs as close to the patient’s home as possible. Our goal is to continue to provide outstanding patient care the UNC Children’s Hospital is known to give!”

Sherry Ross, MD
Chief of the Division of Pediatric Urology
Associate Professor of Urology

(left to right) Drs. Sutherland, Chan, Ross, and Bukowski – UNC Urology’s Pediatric Physicians

“We are extremely proud to have UNC Children’s nationally ranked across seven pediatric subspecialties. We strive for excellence in the care we provide for North Carolina’s children, and these rankings are confirmation that we are achieving our goals in the quality of that care.”

Stephanie Duggins Davis, MD
Physician-in-Chief for UNC Children’s


Other UNC Children’s pediatric subspecialties receiving national recognition from the report include:

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology 16th
  • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery 24th (tie)
  • Urology 34th
  • Nephrology 35th
  • Orthopedics 36th
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (45th (tie)
  • Cancer 45th (tie)

About UNC Children’s

As a top-tier academic medical center, UNC Children’s upholds a mission to promote the health of all children in an inclusive, equitable culture through compassionate family-centered care, tireless advocacy, scientific discovery, and education of future leaders.

Our nearly 200 physicians are clinical and research faculty of the UNC School of Medicine, their medical expertise spanning nearly 50 programs in the School of Medicine’s 20 clinical departments, including 14 divisions in the UNC Department of Pediatrics. They are joined by more than 1,800 clinical and ancillary staff, all dedicated to providing exemplary, compassionate care to the thousands of children we treat each year.