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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:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Kidney Disorders
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Urology

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

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