OHSU Hospital ranks No. 1 in Oregon, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2018-19, and six of its specialties are ranked among the best in the country:
- 28th in Cancer
- 41st in Cardiology and Heart Surgery
- 39th in Diabetes and Endocrinology
- 25th in Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)
- 34th in Geriatrics
- 23rd in Nephrology (two-way tie)
“Our U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings further demonstrate OHSU’s longstanding commitment to excellence, and to ensuring all Oregonians have access to world-class health care,” said John Hunter, M.D., F.A.C.S., executive vice president and chief executive officer, OHSU health system. “I’m extremely proud of our faculty and staff, whose dedication to our patients, every day, is unwavering.”
U.S. News also rated five OHSU specialties as “high-performing”:
“To be recognized as one of the nation’s best hospitals is no small feat,” said Joe Ness, interim chief operating officer, OHSU Healthcare. “This recognition is a testament to our employees who work tirelessly to ensure patients and families receive the best possible care.”
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th year, are designed to assist patients and their clinicians in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.
For the 2018-19 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 158 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.
U.S. News released its Best Children's Hospitals 2018-19 rankings in June, and OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital is nationally ranked in seven specialties:
- 29th in Neonatology
- 41st in Pediatric Cancer
- 35th in Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology (two-way tie)
- 25th in Pediatric Nephrology
- 36th Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery
- 41st Pediatric Pulmonology
- 28th Pediatric Urology (two-way tie)
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.