U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year. The U.S. News 2019-2020 “Best Hospitals” guide also recognizes nine UVA adult specialties among the best in the U.S.
Three specialties are in the top 50 nationally:
- Ear, Nose & Throat: 15th
- Cancer: 26th
- Gastroenterology & GI Surgery: 35th
Six specialties are rated “high performing,” placing them among the 10 percent nationally:
Based generally on care provided to inpatients ages 65 and older, UVA is also rated “high performing” — the best possible rating — in all nine common procedures or conditions evaluated by U.S. News. Only 57 hospitals nationally were rated high performing in all nine of these procedures or conditions:
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
- Aortic valve surgery
- Heart bypass surgery
- Heart failure
- Colon cancer surgery
- Hip replacement
- Knee replacement
- Lung cancer surgery
Plus! See which UVA pediatric specialties U.S. News recognized this year in the U.S. News 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.