Newsweek magazine ranked UVA Health University Medical Center’s three specialties on its 2024 list of the world’s best specialty hospitals.
Among tens of thousands of hospitals around the world, UVA Health ranks in the following specialties:
- Neurosurgery: No. 61. UVA Health has developed focused ultrasound, a no-incision brain surgery, to treat Parkinson’s disease symptoms and essential tremor.
- Oncology: No.185. UVA Cancer Center is just one of 56 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute for its internationally recognized research along with highly specialized patient care.
- Cardiology: No.248. Recent research advances include the discovery that common chemotherapy drugs may prevent heart failure.
These three specialties also receive the highest ratings in Virginia, with Neurosurgery and Oncology ranked #1 in the state.
“A key part of our 10-year strategic plan is to build a ‘destination’ patient care program that draws patients from across Virginia and beyond,” said UVA Health Chief Executive Officer and Director of Health Affairs. said K. Craig Kent, MD, executive vice president. at the University of Virginia. “These Newsweek awards underscore that we approach that work with a strong foundation of high-quality, professional care.”
Newsweek’s rankings are based on an international survey that recruited tens of thousands of medical professionals and hospital data, including accreditation and certification.
“These honors from Newsweek magazine are examples of the innovative and outstanding care our team provides every day,” said Wendy, PharmD, MBA, CEO of UVA Health University Medical Center. Horton said. “We are very happy to see our team’s efforts recognized with such an international award.”