Adventist Review Online | Loma Linda Children’s Hospital among the best for cardiology and cardiac surgery


Adventist health care institutions have made it into the US News & World Report rankings.

L.Oma Linda University Children’s Hospital, a Seventh-day Adventist health facility in Loma Linda, California, USA, was designated as a Best Children’s Hospital for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery for 2021-22 from US News & World Report.

Released this year on June 15, 2021 the annual ranking are designed to help patients, their families, and their doctors make informed decisions about where to receive care when their health conditions are difficult.

“Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital’s innovative work in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery would not be possible without our great pediatric health team,” said Peter Baker, senior vice president and administrator of Children’s Hospital. “Every Children’s Health doctor and employee is motivated by their genuine commitment to the health needs of our young patients and their families. These US news Recognition is wonderful public recognition for the work we do here every day. “

Anees Razzouk, Chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, said the recognition is in line with Loma Linda University Health’s tradition of excellence in cardiac surgery, particularly pediatric and congenital cardiac surgery, for 60 years.

“This honor is a tribute to the teams at the children’s hospital: pediatric cardiology, pediatric cardiology, pediatric intensive care medicine, pediatric cardiac surgery, pediatric radiology, advanced nursing, trained nurses and therapists and all other disciplines that come together every day and every night to take care of the details, which are important in caring for children with heart disease, ”said Razzouk.

“We are very proud of these teams and thank the institution for providing the resources and support necessary to maintain a program of this caliber. Today we celebrate this exciting news and look forward to maintaining this ranking and providing high quality cardiac services to our community. ”

For 2021-22, US news Ranking of the 50 best centers in each of these 10 pediatric specialties: Cancer; Cardiology and cardiac surgery; Diabetes and endocrinology; Gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery; Neonatology; Nephrology; Neurology and neurosurgery; Orthopedics; Pulmonology and pulmonary surgery; and urology. They collected and analyzed data from 118 children’s hospitals and interviewed thousands of pediatric specialties.

The Original version this story was published on Loma Linda University Health News page.

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