Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Duke Medical Center Ranked #1 Hospital in NC by U.S. News & World Report
The U.S. News & World Report has released its 2013-14 “Best Hospitals” rankings .Duke University Medical Center was ranked as No. 1 hospital in North Carolina and Duke Regional Hospital was ranked as No. 4. For the national rankings, Duke was ranked 18th nationally in cancer; sixth in cardiology and heart surgery; 23rd in diabetes and endocrinology, 43rd in gastroenterology and gastroenterology surgery, 14th in geriatrics, 13th in gynecology, 11 in nephrology, 25th in neurology and neurosurgery, eighth in ophthalmology, 12th in orthopedics, fourth in pulmonology, 12th in rheumatology and eighth in urology. Duke Regional was ranked as 34th in diabetes and endocrinology. Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center made the 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals list in 10 different specialties.