Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Top Ranked Teaching Hospitals in the Southeast

In the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of American hospitals, 134 hospitals earned national distinction in at least one of the 16 adult specialties studied in the survey.  No teaching hospitals in the Southeast rated among the top 20 best hospitals in the nation. However, eighteen teaching hospitals in the region earned a top 50 national ranking in at least one of the 16 adult specialties surveyed, and seven Southeast teaching hospitals earned top 50 national rankings in five or more adult specialties. Here's a quick look at these seven Southeast medical institutions and the specialty areas in which they excel:

Top Ranked Teaching Hospitals in the Southeast
Top Ranked Teaching Hospitals in the Southeast

Duke University Medical Center
Location: Durham, NC
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties: 11 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 50 Nationally:
#7 Ophthalmology
#13 Rheumatology
#19 Nephrology
#22 Orthopedics
#26 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#29 Neurology & Neurosurgery
#32 Pulmonology
#34 Urology
#35 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#41 Cancer
#47 Diabetes & Endocrinology

UF Health Shands Hospital
Location: Gainesville, FL
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties: 9 of 16 
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 50 Nationally:
#17 Urology
#25 Ear, Nose and Throat
#33 Cancer
#33 Geriatrics
#33 Nephrology
#34 Diabetes & Endocrinology
#37 Pulmonology
#45 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#45 Orthopedics

Emory University Hospital
Location: Atlanta, GA
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties: 8 of 16 
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 50 Nationally:
#14 Diabetes & Endocrinology
#20 Neurology & Neurosurgery
#22 Geriatrics
#28 Nephrology
#32 Urology
#40 Cancer
#45 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#46 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

UAB Hospital
Location: Birmingham, AL
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties: 8 of 16 
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 50 Nationally:
#10 Rheumatology
#15 Gynecology
#22 Ear, Nose and Throat
#24 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#25 Cancer
#25 Pulmonology
#29 Nephrology
#49 Geriatrics

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville, TN
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties: 7 of 16 
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 50 Nationally:
#10 Ear, Nose and Throat
#10 Nephrology
#14 Urology
#26 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#28 Pulmonology
#43 Diabetes & Endocrinology
#43 Gynecology

Mayo Clinic Hospital
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties: 7 of 16 
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 50 Nationally:
#25 Neurology & Neurosurgery
#28 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#33 Geriatrics
#39 Diabetes & Endocrinology
#41 Urology
#45 Cancer
#45 Gynecology

Tampa General Hospital
Location: Tampa, FL
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties: 5 of 16 
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 50 Nationally:
#19 Orthopedics
#24 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#36 Diabetes & Endocrinology
#44 Nephrology
#50 Cardiology & Heart Surgery

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