PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A hospital system in Philadelphia has been ranked among the top hospitals in the country. U.S. News and World Report ranked the Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian 15th on their 2020-21 Best Hospitals list.
This is the 14th consecutive year the hospital was ranked on the Honor Roll list.
“Out of more than 4,500 hospitals analyzed nationwide, Penn Medicine is among only 20 institutions to be named to this year’s Honor Roll, and the only one in the Philadelphia region. Hospitals must each perform near the top of the rankings in multiple specialties and conditions/treatments in order to earn a place on the Honor Roll,” University of Pennsylvania Hospital said in a statement.
It was ranked as the No. 1 hospital in Pennsylvania and No. 1 in the Philadelphia metro area.
Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian ranked in the top 20 in six of the 16 specialties that were examined including, gastroenterology & GI surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, cardiology & heart surgery, gynecology, nephrology, and neurology & neurosurgery.
The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University ranked No. 17 in orthopedics.
The top three overall hospitals in the country are the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, the Cleveland Clinic, and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
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