Best Hospitals – U.S. News & World Report 2016-17
Keck Medicine of USC hospitals rises in rankings among nation’s best
Keck Medical Center of USC, which consists of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, increased its Top 10 ranking among the Best Hospitals in California (No. 8), moving up one spot from last year. The medical center also maintained its Top 3 ranking on the list of Best Hospitals in metro Los Angeles (No. 3).
The medical center also performed well in a number of specialty rankings, securing a Top 50 placement in seven specialties. The USC Roski Eye Institute remained the institution’s top performing service line for the 23rd consecutive year (No. 11). The USC Institute of Urology (No. 15) and the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer (No. 18) received their highest ever rankings, moving up considerably from last year. Keck Medical Center also increased its ranking in Geriatrics (No. 21) and is newly ranked in Orthopaedics (No. 22), Nephrology (No. 37) and Cardiology (No. 48).
Four additional specialties ranked as high performing: Gastroenterology & GI surgery; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Pulmonology; Diabetes & Endocrinology.
The rankings are available at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals and appear in the U.S. News’ Best Hospitals 2017 guidebook.