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Temple University Hospital Ranked Among the Region's Best Hospitals and Recognized as a "High Performer" by U.S. News & World Report

August 14, 2014us news 2014-2015 tuh


Temple University Hospital has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as being among the best hospitals in the region. Temple was also identified as a "high performer" in the following six specialties:

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology

Less than 10 percent of all hospitals nationwide are recognized for high performance.


"It is a great honor for Temple to continue to be recognized in this way," said John N. Kastanis, FACHE, President & CEO of Temple University Hospital. "This speaks volumes about the skill and expertise of the entire healthcare team at Temple and only serves to deepen our commitment to providing the highest quality clinical care and specialty programs to our patients."


U.S. News & World Report publishes its "Best Hospitals" rankings online every July, showcasing the best 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 2015" guidebook, available in bookstores and on newsstands in August.