Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

  • Recognition

    With more than 40 pediatric specialties, more than 130 pediatric physicians and 500 specially trained nurses, we are Iowa's resource for quality pediatric specialty care. In 2012 U.S. News & World Report ranked many of our specialties nationally.

    U.S. News Best Children's Hospital Badge
    • Cancer (52)
    • Cardiology and heart surgery (29)
    • Diabetes and endocrinology (42)
    • Gastroenterology (35)
    • Neonatology (19)
    • Nephrology (20)
    • Neurology and neurosurgery (24)
    • Pulmonology (42) 

    Also a leader in scientific discovery, the UI Department of Pediatrics enjoys national recognition for research success and a strong record of extramural funding. In 2009, the department ranked 19th among all medical college departments in National Institutes of Health funding for pediatric diseases and is nationally recognized for research in the genetic basis of childhood ailments.