For the 11th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranked University of Wisconsin Hospitals, which includes University Hospital and UW Health East Madison Hospital, as No. 1 in Wisconsin on its Best Hospitals list.

This achievement reflects the remarkable care provided by physicians and staff, as well as UW Health’s national leadership in high-quality care and innovative medicine, according to Dr. Pete Newcomer, chief clinical officer, UW Health.

U.S. News & World Report surveyed more than 5,000 hospitals as part of their rankings. In addition to the No. 1 ranking in Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Hospitals saw four medical and surgical specialties ranked among the best in the nation: gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and orthopedics. Obstetrics and gynecology was ranked among the top 15 in the nation. Five additional medical and surgical specialties were rated as high performing: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonary and lung surgery, and urology.

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