Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) both received high rankings in US News & World Report’s most recent Best Hospitals Rankings and Ratings list.
Penn Presby ranked #14 on the publication’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll, #1 in Pennsylvania and in the Philadelphia metro area, and it was nationally ranked in 12 adult specialties and rated high performing in one adult specialty and six procedures and conditions.
CHOP ranked #3 on the Best Children’s Honor Roll and was nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties, including #1 in pediatric diabetes and endocrinology and in pediatric urology; #2 for pediatric cancer, neonatology, pediatric orthopedics and pediatric pulmonology; and #3 in pediatric gastroenterology and GI surgery.
US News analyzed data from nearly 5,000 medical centers and survey responses from more than 30,000 physicians to rank hospitals in 16 adult specialties. Survival rates, patient safety, specialized staff and hospital reputation were among the factors weighed. The Honor Roll recognizes 20 hospitals for their exceptional care for complex cases across these specialties, and it recognizes hospitals by state, metro and regional areas for their work in nine more widely performed procedures and conditions.