Sunday, August 2, 2020

Top Ranked Teaching Hospitals in the Far West

From the most recent (20-21) U.S. News & World Report rankings of American hospitals, only 134 hospitals, out of almost 5,000 in the U.S., earned national recognition in at least one of 16 adult specialties studied in the survey.  Among the top 20 highest ranking hospitals in the entire country, five are teaching hospitals from the Far West.  Tying for 4th overall nationally was UCLA Medical Center with national recognition in 15 of 16 adult specialties, including top 10 rankings in an impressive 13 of those specialties.  Cedars Sinai Hospital and UCSF Medical Center also earned overall top 10 distinction nationally, while Stanford Hospital and Keck Hospital at USC earned spots in the top 20 highest ranking hospitals overall.  All five of these highly ranked teaching hospitals in the Far West were nationally recognized in at least 11 of the 16 adult specialties surveyed and, in a testament to the overall quality of these institutions, all five had at least 7 specialties that earned top 20 national distinction:

5 Best Teaching Hospitals in the Far West
Top Ranked Teaching Hospitals

UCLA Medical Center
Location:  Los Angeles
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  15 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  14
#3 in Geriatrics
#3 in Nephrology
#4 in Diabetes & Endocrinology
#5 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#5 in Ophthalmology
#5 in Pulmonology
#7 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#7 in Orthopedics
#7 in Psychiatry
#8 in Ear, Nose & Throat
#8 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
#8 in Urology
#9 in Rheumatology
#13 in Cancer
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (4th)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location:  Los Angeles 
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  12 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  11
#2 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#3 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#3 in Orthopedics 
#3 in Pulmonology
#7 in Cancer
#7 in Gynecology
#9 in Nephrology
#10 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
#11 in Geriatrics
#11 in Urology
#13 in Diabetes & Endocrinology
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (7th)

UCSF Medical Center
Location:  San Francisco
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  15 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  13
#2 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
#3 in Diabetes & Endocrinology
#7 in Rheumatology
#7 in Urology
#8 in Geriatrics
#8 in Nephrology
#8 in Psychiatry
#9 in Ophthalmology
#9 in Pulmonology
#10 in Cancer
#14 in Ear, Nose & Throat
#15 in Orthopedics 
#17 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (8th)

Stanford Hospital
Location:  Stanford, CA
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  12 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  8
#9 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#11 in Gynecology
#11 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
#12 in Orthopedics 
#14 in Nephrology
#15 in Ear, Nose & Throat
#16 in Geriatrics
#18 in Pulmonology
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (13th)


Keck Hospital of USC
Location:  Los Angeles
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  11 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  7
#7 in Geriatrics
#9 in Urology
#12 in Ophthalmology
#12 in Pulmonology
#15 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#15 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#19 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (18th)

To find other teaching hospitals in the Far West and elsewhere, visit our U.S. Teaching Hospitals resource page.

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