CLEVELAND — U.S. News & World Report's annual hospital rankings is giving the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals high marks.
The 2019-20 rankings evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide, based on specialties, procedures and conditions.
The Cleveland Clinic was ranked as the No. 4 hospital in America. and the No. 1 heart care hospital.
The Clinic was also ranked high in the following categories:
- Rheumatology (2)
- Gynecology (3)
- Gastroenterology & GI surgery (4)
- Nephrology (4)
- Urology (4)
- Cancer (6)
- Pulmonology & lung surgery (7)
- Geriatrics (8)
- Neurology & neurosurgery (10)
- Ophthalmology (10)
Meanwhile, UH ranked in the top one percent of hospitals, and distinguished as the No. 2 hospital in the state.
UH also ranked in the national top 50 in the following categories:
- Cancer (30)
- Cardiology & heart surgery (24)
- Ear, nose & throat (39)
- Gastroenterology & GI surgery (28)
- Geriatrics (45)
- Nephrology (34)
- Neurology & neurosurgery (22)
- Urology (26)
In addition to the rankings, U.S. News & World Report provided ratings for common procedures and conditions among hospitals. UH earned "high performing" ratings in eight of nine.
“Every specialty ranking by U.S. News & World Report reflects the tireless efforts of the entire UH community – physicians, nurses, caregivers and volunteers," UH CEO Thomas Zenty III said in a news release. "I thank them for their hard work and dedication that have made this achievement possible. Our commitment to excellence continues, as we carry out our vital vision: Advancing the Science of Health and the Art of Compassion."
Learn more about the rankings here.