UCSF ranked among nation's top 10 hospitals

July 16, 2009 12:48:15 PM PDT
U.S. News & World Report has released their annual America's Best Hospitals survey.

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UCSF Medical Center earned honor roll status by ranking No. 7 nationwide and No. 1 in the Bay Area. Nearly 5,000 medical centers were evaluated in determining this year's rankings.

"I want to commend the UCSF clinicians, faculty, and staff of the medical center for keeping the health of our patients at the forefront of everything they do," said UCSF Medical Center CEO Mark Laret. "We consistently rank among the nation's top hospitals because of their unwavering commitment to continually improving the quality and delivery of our care."

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT 2009 TOP HONOR ROLL

1. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
2. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
3. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
4. Cleveland Clinic
5. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
6. New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
7. University of California, San Francisco Medical Center
8. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
9. Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis
10. (tie) Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
10. (tie) Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
12. University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
13. UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
14. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor
15. Stanford Hospital and Clinics
16. Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville
17. (tie) NYU Medical Center
17. (tie) Yale-New Haven Hospital
19. Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
20. Methodist Hospital, Houston
21. Ohio State University Hospital

UCSF MEDICAL CENTER -- RANKINGS IN THE TOP 10 NATIONWIDE

? Cancer ? 8
? Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders - 4
? Digestive Disorders - 9
? Geriatric Care ? 9
? Gynecology ? 5
? Kidney Disorders - 10
? Neurology and Neurosurgery ? 3
? Ophthalmology ? 10
? Respiratory Disorders ? 10
? Rheumatology ? 9
? Urology ? 5

For the full report, visit www.usnews.com/besthospitals

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