Jefferson University Hospitals

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Nationally Ranked in 11 Specialty Areas by U.S. News & World Report

07/17/12

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has again been ranked as a leading hospital in Philadelphia by U.S. News & World Report in its 2012 Best Hospitals survey. This year the institution ranked among the best in the nation in 11 specialty areas, including a Top 10 ranking in orthopedics.

U.S. News & World Report this year named Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 7th in the nation in orthopedics, 12th in pulmonology, and 14th for rehabilitation medicine. Jefferson was also nationally ranked in eight other specialties, including cancer (20), diabetes and endocrinology (25), ear nose and throat (16), gastroenterology (22), geriatrics (31), gynecology (40), nephrology (39), and urology (27). This year marks a dramatic improvement in nine of Jefferson's 11 ranked specialties.

Jefferson also ranked as high-performing in cardiology and cardiac surgery and neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, the hospital was ranked number three in the state of Pennsylvania and number two in the Philadelphia metro area.

"Jefferson University Hospital is again honored to be among the top hospitals across so many specialties. This recognition is a reflection of our commitment to our patients and providing a standard of care that is among the very best in the nation and the region. Our clinicians and staff work tirelessly to move us forward and provide the high-quality care the community has come to expect from Jefferson," said David P. McQuaid, FACHE, President, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc.

Since its establishment in 1825, this academic medical center has provided nationally recognized care intended to improve the health of all the communities it serves. Jefferson accomplishes its mission in partnership with Thomas Jefferson University and as a member of the Jefferson Health System."

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Lee-Ann Landis
Jefferson University Hospitals
Phone: 215-955-6300