Cedars-Sinai Medical Center was ranked as the No. 2 hospital in the nation, and the No. 1 hospital in California, by U.S. News & World Report. (photo courtesy of Cedars-Sinai)
Cedars-Sinai has been named the No. 2 hospital in the nation and No. 1 in California in the “U.S. News & World Report” best hospitals rankings.
The U.S. News rankings are based on patient outcomes, patient experience, technology, reputation and a variety of other health-related measures, according to surveyed physicians.
Cedars-Sinai had 11 specialties ranked nationally, according to the hospital rankings released on July 26.
Specifically, the medical center was ranked No. 11 in cancer treatment nationally; No. 3 in cardiology and heart surgery; No. 12 in diabetes and endocrinology; No. 3 in ear, nose and throat treatment; No. 2 in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery; No. 10 in geriatric treatments; No. 7 in neurology and neurosurgery; No. 15 in obstetrics and gynecology; No. 3 in orthopedics; No. 3 in pulmonology and lung surgery; and No. 3 in urology.
Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System, said the rankings reflect the tireless commitment of all those who work and practice at Cedars-Sinai to deliver the highest-quality patient care. Priselac said the commitment has been especially meaningful during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Thanks to the dedication of our physicians, nurses, academic leaders and thousands of others on our staff, Cedars-Sinai continues to provide innovative healthcare, enhanced by our commitment to pioneering research, teaching and education,” Priselac said. “We are proud of Cedars-Sinai’s contributions to our diverse Los Angeles community as well as nationally and globally.”