Out of the 12 areas rated by U.S. News & World Report for its 2022-23 Best Hospitals list, the University of Chicago Medical Center ranked among the best in the country in 10 specialties, with four making the top 20.
The University of Chicago Medical Center — the hub of the University of Chicago Medicine health system — is one of just 24 hospitals nationwide to have 10 or more specialties listed in the top 50 by U.S. News.
Of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated nationwide, the University of Chicago Medical Center ranked in the following specialties:
- Cancer, 14
- Cardiology and heart surgery, 44
- Diabetes and endocrinology, 17
- Ear, nose and throat (ENT), 49
- Gastroenterology and GI surgery, 14
- Geriatrics, 47
- Neurology and neurosurgery, 45
- OB-Gynecology, 16
- Pulmonology and lung surgery, 38
- Urology, 31
Almost all of the medical center’s specialties moved up in the rankings this year. Cancer made the biggest jump, moving up seven places. Cancer care continues to be an area of focus at UChicago Medicine, which has plans to build the state’s first freestanding comprehensive cancer center on its main campus on the South Side, a $633 million investment for patients and the community.
Originally reported in The Forefront, 7/27/2022