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UW Hospitals ranks top in Wisconsin for 10th straight year


MADISON, Wis. — For the 10th year in a row, University of Wisconsin Hospitals, which includes University Hospital and UW Health at The American Center, has been ranked the best in Wisconsin.

That’s according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” ranking.

The group surveyed more than 4,500 hospitals for the rankings and found UW Hospitals to have seven medical and surgical specialties ranked among the top in the nation including: ear nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and urology. gynecology and orthopedics.

“As we reflect on 10 years as the top hospital in Wisconsin, I am proud of this milestone and equally excited about what the next 10 years will bring,” said Alan Kaplan, MD, CEO of UW Health. “We’ve overcome so much in the last year, and as we look to the future, UW Health will continue to set the standard on remarkable care, innovative practices and achieving a more equitable community.”

UW Hospitals also received U.S. News’s highest rating for multiple procedures and conditions, including diabetes, heart attack, kidney failure, pneumonia, back surgery, stroke, and more.