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

Overall, 11 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 Hospital and High Point Regional Hospital were also included in the 2014-15 rankings.

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

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Congratulations to the 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report ranked hospitals for the UNC Health Care System.  Overall, 11 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 Hospital and High Point Regional Hospital were also included in the 2014-15 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 No. 2 medical school for primary care and tied for No. 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 (No. 38)
- Ear, Nose & Throat (No. 25)

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
- Gynecology
- Nephrology
- Neurology & Neurosurgery
- Pulmonology
- Urology

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

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

Regional Recognitions

University of North Carolina Hospitals is ranked No. 3 in North Carolina and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Piedmont region (NC). It also is ranked No. 2 in the Raleigh-Durham metro area.

Rex Hospital is ranked No. 6 in North Carolina and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Piedmont region (NC). It also is ranked No. 3 in the Raleigh-Durham metro area.

High Point Regional Hospital is ranked No. 13 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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