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Thanks to you, Boston Children's is where the world comes for answers.

Hear from CEO Sandra L. Fenwick; and President and COO Kevin B. Churchwell, MD, as we celebrate our #1 ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

For 150 years, we’ve been a worldwide leader in multidisciplinary pediatric care and the treatment of complex diseases and conditions. Our internationally renowned team of physicians and nurses cares for more than 650,000 patient visits and performs more than 27,000 surgical procedures each year while serving patients from over 160 different countries, making us one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the world.

650,000 patient visits

patient visits

27,000 surgical procedures

surgical procedures each year

160 countries served

countries served

#1 Children's hospital, six years in a row

Best childrens and pediatric hospitalThanks to our experienced and family-centered staff, excellent patient outcomes, and quality of care, we have been named the #1 children’s hospital in the United States for six years in a row.

Regina from Mexico Boston Children

Meet Regina

Two days after Regina Torreblanca was born in Mexico City, Mexico, an echocardiogram revealed that she had hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a serious and complex congenital heart defect that results in an underdeveloped left side of the heart. Nine years and three heart surgeries later, Regina is full of life and continues to inspire her parents. “The truth is, Regina is never tired,” Elizabeth says, laughing. “She never stops!”

For 150 years, families have come from around the corner and across the world, looking to Boston Children's for answers. This is the place where the most difficult challenges are faced head on, where the impossible becomes possible, and where families in search of answers find them.

Sandra L. Fenwick, CEO

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