UNC Hospitals, UNC Health Care System Affiliates Recognized by U.S. News & World Report in Annual ‘Best Hospitals’ Rankings

Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Rex Healthcare and High Point Regional Hospital were also included in the 2013 rankings.

UNC Hospitals, UNC Health Care System Affiliates Recognized by U.S. News & World Report in Annual ‘Best Hospitals’ Rankings
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Eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 U.S. News & World ranked hospitals for the UNC Health Care System.  Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue.  Rex Healthcare and High Point Regional Hospital were also included in the 2013 rankings.

In addition, N.C. Children’s Hospital has seven specialties national ranked by U.S. News for children’s hospitals.  Last spring, the UNC School of Medicine was ranked the #1 medical school for primary care and #22 for research.

Following are the national and regional rankings received by affiliates of the UNC Hospitals and other affiliates of the UNC Health Care System.  A full list of the rankings can be found here.

National Recognitions by Specialty
University of North Carolina Hospitals is nationally ranked (Top 50) in:
- Cancer (#43)
- Ear, Nose & Throat (#22)
- Gynecology (#44)

University of North Carolina Hospitals is high-performing (representing the top 25 percent of hospitals in their specialty nationally) in:
- Cardiology & Heart Surgery
- Diabetes & Endocrinology
- Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
- Geriatrics
- Nephrology
- Neurology & Neurosurgery
- Pulmonology
- Urology

Rex Healthcare is high-performing (representing the top 25 percent of hospitals in their specialty nationally) in:
- Cardiology & Heart Surgery
- Diabetes & Endocrinology
- Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
- Geriatrics
- Nephrology
- Neurology & Neurosurgery
- Orthopedics
- Pulmonology

High Point Regional Hospital is high-performing (representing the top 25 percent of hospitals in their specialty nationally) in:
- Diabetes & Endocrinology
- Geriatrics
- Nephrology
- Pulmonology
- Urology

Regional Recognitions

University of North Carolina Hospitals is ranked #3 in North Carolina and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Piedmont region (NC). It also is ranked #2 in the Raleigh-Durham metro area.

Rex Healthcare is ranked #8 in North Carolina and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Piedmont region (NC). It also is ranked #5 in the Raleigh-Durham metro area.

High Point Regional Hospital is ranked #12 in North Carolina and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Piedmont region (NC). It also is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Greensboro/Winston-Salem metro area.

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