UCSF Medical Center Ranked as Best Hospital in California

A 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report survey has ranked UCSF Medical Center among the nation’s premier medical institutions for 17 years running, ranking as the fifth best hospital in the country and the top-ranked hospital in the state of California. 

According to the UCSF website, UCSF received elite Honor Roll status for exceptional performance in 15 medical specialties. It is the top-ranked hospital on the West Coast on the Honor Roll and the top center in California for cancer, diabetes, neurology and neurosurgery, respiratory and kidney disorders, and orthopedics. 

 Photo credits: Susan Merrell

Photo credits: Susan Merrell

Overall, UCSF ranks in the top 10 medical centers in the United States in 13 adult specialties: cancer; diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; geriatrics; gynecology; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery; ophthalmology; orthopedics; psychiatry; pulmonology; rheumatology; and urology. UCSF also ranked among the country's top 25 hospitals in two other specialties: cardiology and heart surgery, and gastroenterology and GI surgery.

In a separate set of pediatric rankings released in June 2017, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, with locations in Oakland and San Francisco, placed among the nation’s premier children’s hospitals in nine pediatric specialties and was first in Northern California in five of those: cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, neurology and neurosurgery, and urology. Click here to read the entire article on the UCSF website and click here to read the U.S. News & World Report's Hospital Ranking & Ratings. 

Coupled with being a leader in technology and bio-tech, the strength of the San Francisco bay Area is healthcare is yet another example of why our real estate market will continue to be the best in the world!

 

Article excerpts from UCSF website.