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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Ranked Among America's Best Hospitals

8:14 AM, Jul 16, 2013   |    comments
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Winston-Salem, NC -- Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center was nationally ranked among the best hospitals in the country, according to a U.S. News World & Report online feature published Tuesday.

The hospital's national rankings recognized 15 specialties, including 12 adult and three pediatric services. WFBMC says this is the 21st consecutive year it has been grouped among the nation's best. U.S. News World & Report also ranked WFBMC as the second best hospital in the state.

WFBMC Nationally Ranked Specialties:

  • #12  in Cancer 
  • #46  in Cardiology & Heart Surgery 
  • #24  in Diabetes & Endocrinology 
  • #20  in Ear, Nose & Throat 
  • #25  in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery 
  • #39  in Geriatrics
  • #27  in Gynecology 
  • #9  in Nephrology 
  • #30  in Neurology & Neurosurgery 
  • #48  in Orthopedics 
  • #16  in Pulmonology 
  • #35  in Urology

Brenner Children's Hopsital, part of the WFBMC family, was also held in national standings for three pediatric specialties.

Brenner Children's Hospital Nationally Ranked Specialties:

  • #36 in Pediatrics: Neonatology
  • #44 in Pediatrics: Orthopedics
  • #33 in Pediatrics: Urology

Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital and High Point Regional were not ranked nationally, but were recognized for nine and five specialties, respectively.

10 Best Hospitals In NC, via U.S. News World & Report:

  • #1 Duke University Medical Center
  • #2 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
  • #3 University of North Carolina Hospitals
  • #4 Duke Regional Hospital
  • #5 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital
  • #5 Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
  • #5 WakeMed Health and Hospitals
  • #8 Carolinas Medical Center
  • #8 Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
  • #8 Rex Healthcare

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