UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital earns national rankings in three medical specialties

By: Doug Bennett
“It is incredibly satisfying to know that our pediatric patients are being cared for by some of the nation’s finest physicians and health care professionals.
“These rankings are a direct result of the many years of hard work and sustained excellence among of all our caregivers and staff.”
— David R. Nelson, M.D.,
Senior vice president for health affairs at UF and president of UF Health
“We are committed to improving the lives of our children and doing leading-edge research to prevent and cure childhood diseases.”
Desmond Schatz, M.D., interim chair of UF College of Medicine's
department of pediatrics and interim physician-in-chief of UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital
“Our ranking is a reflection of our long-term commitment to excellent clinical care, participating in leading-edge research and training the next generation of physicians."
— Michael J. Haller, M.D.,
UF Health Shands Children's Hospital chief of pediatric endocrinology
“As a flagship hospital, the expectations are high with regard to patient care, research and teaching new physicians. We are pleased to consistently deliver an excellent level of care and medical education.”
— Sreekala Prabhakaran, M.D., interim chief of the pediatric
pulmonary division and clinical assoc. professor in UF College of Medicine’s depart. of pediatrics
“When a parent brings their child to UF Health, they trust our teams of caregivers to provide warm care and distinctive medical expertise.”
— Ed Jimenez, UF Health Shands CEO