Emory University Hospital ranked No. 1 hospital in Georgia
For the eighth consecutive year, the U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Emory University Hospital as the No. 1 hospital in Georgia and metro Atlanta in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals Guide.
The Emory University Hospital includes Emory University Orthopedics & Spine Hospital and Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods.
According to an Emory press release, other Emory-associated hospitals placed highly in the rankings. Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital ranked No. 2 in Georgia and metro Atlanta, while Emory University Hospital Midtown ranked No. 5 in Georgia and No. 4 in metro Atlanta.
The Emory University Hospital ranked nationally in the following categories: Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery and Urology, according to the release. Emory University Hospital was considered high performing in Ophthalmology and Orthopaedics.
“We are very pleased with how our hospitals ranked in this year’s U.S. News & World Report’sBest Hospitals’ state and metro Atlanta area rankings, as well as how they performed in top specialty areas,” Jonathan S. Lewin, president, CEO and chairman of the board of Emory Healthcare, said. “Our staff and our physicians are the reasons for these successes. Congratulations and thank you to all of our care team members for helping us achieve these results year after year.”