U.S. News ranks UAB Hospital top in state

Picture of UAB Hospital at night.

UAB Hospital once again topped U.S. News & World Report’s list of best hospitals in Alabama, also earning mentions on a number of specialty lists.

According to the list, UAB Hospital is the top hospital in Alabama, followed by Huntsville Hospital at No. 2; and Ascension St. Vincent’s Birmingham at No. 3.

In addition, UAB Hospital ranked nationally in eight specialties: 7th in gynecology; 10th in rheumatology; 22nd in rehabilitation; 25th in ear, nose and throat; 27th in cancer; 29th in cardiology and heart surgery; 30th in geriatrics; and 31st in pulmonology and lung surgery.

“The past year has been extremely challenging in health care due to the stresses of the worldwide pandemic, so it is especially gratifying to see that U.S. News & World Report again recognizes UAB Medicine as the leading health care institution in the state of Alabama and one of the finest in the nation,” said Reid Jones, CEO of UAB Medicine. “It is a testament to the quality of care delivered every day by our faculty and staff, and the continued excellence of our innovative therapies, groundbreaking research and outstanding patient care.”

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