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Temple University Hospital Once Again Ranked Among Region's Best Hospitals for Cancer by U.S. News & World Report

Temple University Hospital has once again been rated among the best in the region for Cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Temple University Hospital has once again been included among the region's best hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings for 2013-2014. U.S News also recognized Temple for high performance in the following specialties:

  • Cancer
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

Only about 15 percent of all hospitals are recognized for high performance as among the region's best. 

"It is an honor that Temple has again been recognized as being among the best hospitals in Philadelphia and the region," said John N. Kastanis, FACHE, President & CEO of Temple University Hospital. "Temple remains committed to being on the leading edge of clinical care and to offering exceptional, high-end specialty programs."

U.S. News & World Report publishes its "Best Hospitals" rankings online every July, showcasing more than 700 of the nation's roughly 5,000 hospitals. U.S. News publishes national rankings in 16 specialties, as well rankings in selected metropolitan areas, regions and states. The complete rankings are available at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals and will appear in print in the U.S. News Best Hospitals 2014 guidebook, available in bookstores and on newsstands August 27.

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Date Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2013