Duke University Medical Center ranked No. 1 hospital in North Carolina
Understandably, it also was ranked No. 1 for the Raleigh-Durham area.
Hospitals that rank near the top of six or more specialties make the Honor Roll, according to the website. DUMC placed 12th in the national Honor Roll, with Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore earning the top spot.
"Duke University Medical Center is a 813-bed general medical and surgical facility with 38,098 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 17,052 annual inpatient and 20,425 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 69,643 visits," according to its U.S. News & World Report fact sheet.
Here is DUMC's additional national rankings:
18 - Cancer
6 - Cardiology & Heart Surgery
23 - Diabetes & Endocrinology
43 - Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
14 - Geriatrics
13 - Gynecology
11 - Nephrology
25 - Neurology & Neurosurgery
8 - Opthamology
12 - Orthopedics
4 - Pumonology
12 - Rheumatology
8 - Urology
Duke's Children's Hospital and Health Center also was nationally ranked in the U.S. News & World Report 2013-14 list for Best Children's Hospitals.
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