UW Medical Center ranked #27 nationally and #1 in WA for orthopaedics in US News & World Report 2016 Best Hospitals

US News Best HospitalsThe 2016 edition of US News & World Report’s Best Hospitals ranks UW Medical Center #27 nationally for orthopaedics and #1 in Washington state and Seattle for orthopaedics.

Seattle Children’s Hospital was also ranked #24 nationally for orthopaedics and #1 in Washington state and Seattle for orthopaedics.

US News & World Report also recognized UW Medical Center as a “High Performing” hospital for knee replacement. “High Performing” means that the hospital is in the top 10% of ratings for this procedure.  High performing hospitals exceed expected standards of care.

Highlights of the 2016 Best Hospitals report include:

  • UW Medical Center received high marks in orthopaedics for specialists recommendations, survival score, nurse staffing, and patient service.
  • Seattle Children’s scored well in orthoparedics for specialists recommendations, fracture repair, surgical complications prevention, and overall infection prevention.
  • Harborview Medical Center was rated “High Performing” for orthopedics and was ranked the #6 overall hospital in Seattle and received the 2nd highest rating for orthopaedics in Seattle behind UW Medical Center.

See the full US News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings for orthopedics for more information.

US News & World Report evaluated over 4,500 hospitals nationally in developing their 2016 Best Hospitals rankings.  Our national and local rankings are a welcome recognition of all of our hard work and dedication to patient care.

Wed, 04/27/2016