UNC Hospitals, Rex, Pardee recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings

Overall, 10 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 Pardee Hospital were also included in the 2015-16 rankings.

UNC Hospitals, Rex, Pardee recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings click to enlarge Ten specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Congratulations to the 2015-16 U.S. News & World Report ranked hospitals for the UNC Health Care System.  Overall, 10 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 Pardee Hospital were also included in the 2015-16 rankings.

In addition, N.C. Children’s Hospital has three specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News for children’s hospitals.  The UNC School of Medicine is ranked the No. 2 medical school for primary care and is 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. 32)
- Ear, Nose & Throat (No. 18)
- Gynecology (No. 25)
- Pulmonology (No. 34)
- Urology (No. 49)

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

Rex Hospital is high-performing (representing the top 25 percent of hospitals in their specialty nationally) in:
- Geriatrics

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. 11 in North Carolina and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Piedmont region (NC). It also is ranked No. 4 in the Raleigh-Durham metro area.

Pardee Hospital is ranked No. 13 in North Carolina and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Mountains region (NC).

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