U.S. News & World Report ranks OHSU Hospital No. 1 in Oregon

08/02/16  Portland, Ore.

Seven adult specialties earn national recognition

U.S. News says it evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide. For 2016-17, 153 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty, while 1,628 received a high performing rating in one or more specialties, procedures or conditions.

U.S. News ranks the following OHSU specialties the among best in the nation for 2016-2017:

  • Cancer (#36)
  • Cardiology and heart surgery (#36 – newly ranked)
  • Diabetes and endocrinology (#35 – newly ranked)
  • Ear, nose and throat (#18 – two-way tie)
  • Geriatrics (#38 – two-way tie)
  • Nephrology (#37 – newly ranked)
  • Urology (#24) – newly ranked

OHSU specialties designated “high-performing” by U.S. News include:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics

“Our dedicated faculty and staff strive for excellence every day,” said Cynthia Grueber, interim executive director, OHSU Healthcare; and interim senior vice president, OHSU. “That’s what makes a good hospital great and helps rank us among the nation's best hospitals.”

U.S. News also ranks children’s hospitals. OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital ranks among the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in seven pediatric specialties for 2016-2017.

U.S. News says their Best Hospitalsrankings, now in their 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions.

The specialty rankings and data were produced for U.S. News by RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

About OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is the state's only public academic health and research university. As one of Oregon's largest employers with more than 15,000 employees, OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support not found anywhere else in the state. OHSU serves patients from every corner of Oregon and is a conduit for learning for more than 4,400 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to each county in the state.