Outstanding efforts of our faculty and staff were recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, as UF Health Shands Hospital was recognized as one of the nation’s best in eight adult specialties — tied for the most in Florida.
U.S. News & World Report assessed 16 adult medical specialties ranging from cancer to urology in approximately 5,000 hospitals.
Nephrology, tied for 11th, is our highest-ranking specialty. Also ranked are neurology and neurosurgery (21st), pulmonology (25th), gynecology (29th), geriatrics (33rd), urology (42nd), diabetes and endocrinology (tied for 48th) and cancer (49th). Neurology and neurosurgery jumped to 21st from 40th place last year. Of these, UF Health is highest-ranked in Florida in four specialties — gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, and pulmonology.
“These rankings reflect our unwavering dedication to providing high-quality care for our patients, and our focus on continually evolving our standard of care,” said David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D., UF senior vice president for health affairs and UF Health president. “Our continued rise in the rankings validates the work that our physicians, nurses and staff do every day.”