Lancaster General Hospital Leads Area Hospitals In Rankings

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lancaster County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lancaster County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Area hospitals made the annual U.S. News “Best Hospitals” lists in several categories.

Lancaster General Hospital was ranked nationally in four specialties and ranked sixth in the state overall on the lists, which the magazine released recently.

Lancaster Regional Medical Center was ranked 34th in the state.

In the region, Penn State Hershey Medical Center was ranked 16th in the state and the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital was nationally ranked in five specialties.

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Philadelphia Hospital Makes Best Children’s Hospital List For 2010/2011

170 hospitals were surveyed, 96 responded and 62 were ranked.  Eight hospitals ranked in all ten specialties: cancer, diabetes, endocrinology, gastroenterology, heart and heart surgery, kidney, neonatology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.

CHOP aka Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia made the top ten list.  Kudos to CHOP for providing excellent medical care for children in the Philadelphia Region.