Beyond the ranked specialties, three UF Health Shands specialties were rated as “high performing,” which puts them in the top 10% of all hospitals nationally in their respective disciplines. Those are cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, and neurology/neurosurgery.
“Delivering exceptional health care requires an immense amount of focus by our faculty and staff. Every day, I see talented, highly trained faculty and staff doing their utmost to heal patients and improve their lives,” said Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., dean of the UF College of Medicine. “It is tremendously fulfilling to work alongside them to carry out that mission.”
In the procedures and conditions ratings, UF Health Shands is distinguished as “high performing” in 15 categories. Those are abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, heart attack, heart failure, hip fracture, hip replacement, kidney failure, knee replacement, lung cancer surgery, ovarian cancer surgery, pneumonia, prostate cancer surgery and stroke.