U.S. News & World Report has named The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) as one of the country’s best hospitals in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, ear/nose/throat disorders, kidney disorders, gynecologic disorders, orthopaedics and rheumatology. This marks the 14th consecutive year that gastrointestinal disorders has made the list. The rankings will be published in the August issue of the magazine that will appear on newsstands July 27.
#17 in Rheumatology
#24 in Gastroenterology – 14th consecutive year
#40 in Ear, Nose & Throat
#41 in Kidney Disorders
#42 in Orthopaedics
#47 in Gynecology
“We are pleased that the outstanding care delivered by the faculty and staff of MUSC is garnering such national attention,” said MUSC President Ray Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D. “All South Carolinians can be reassured by the high quality of services being delivered at our hospital and through graduates of our training programs throughout the state.”
Since 1990, the magazine has identified medical centers with unique capabilities in one or more areas. This year, the exclusive magazine reviewed data from 4,852 hospitals and selected 152 stellar medical centers in 16 specialty areas. Rankings and eligibility are driven by hard data, including reputation, death rate, patient safety, and care-related factors such as nursing and patient services. This year’s rankings may be viewed at www.usnews.com/besthospitals.