Temple University Hospital Ranked Among the Top Regional Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings
Temple University Hospital has been ranked fourth in the Philadelphia region in U.S. News & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings.
The new U.S. News & World Report rankings recognize 622 hospitals in or near major cities with a record of high performance in key medical specialties. To be ranked in U.S. News' metro area rankings, a hospital had to score in the top 25 percent among its peers in at least one of 16 medical specialties.
The following 12 specialties at Temple University Hospital were identified as among the best in the region by the latest U.S. News ranking:
- Diabetes & Endocrinology
- Ear, Nose & Throat
- Kidney Disorders
- Neurology & Neurosurgery
Temple's Pulmonology program is also a nationally-ranked specialty by U.S. News & World Report.
"We are pleased to be recognized as among the best hospitals in the Philadelphia region," said Sandra L. Gomberg, RN, MSN, Chief Executive Officer of Temple University Hospital. "This ranking is another testament to our commitment to clinical excellence … and it reflects why patients from throughout the Philadelphia region choose Temple for their care. The specialty programs highlighted as among the best in the region are a direct reflection of the dedication and hard work of Temple physicians, nurses, and staff who consistently put their patients at the center of everything they do."
For more information about Temple University Hospital's physicians and clinical programs and services, call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536).
Date Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2011
back | view all news
Click here for the latest updates. »
Temple University Hospital Testing a Promising New Lupus Drug
A recently approved Phase III clinical trial being conducted at Temple University Hospital is investigating whether a new, investigational drug for lupus is more effective than medications currently in use.
read more »
Larry Kaiser, MD, FACS, President & CEO of Temple University Health System, Named a “Physician Leader” by Becker’s Hospital Review
Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, President and CEO of Temple University Health System, Dean and Professor of Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at Temple University, has been named one of the top “Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
read more »
Temple Scientists Discover Structural Clues to Calcium Regulation in Cells
Insight into membrane gateway advances understanding of cardiovascular and neurological diseases involving mitochondrial dysfunction
read more »