UCI Health News
Programs in urology and gynecology nationally ranked
August 14, 2018
Orange, Calif.— For the 18th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized UCI Medical Center as one of “ America’s Best Hospitals.” The annual rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients and this year highlights the excellence of UCI Health programs in gynecology, No. 20, and urology, No. 33, among similar programs nationally.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures
“The physicians, nurses and staff of UCI Health make a daily commitment to provide Orange County residents with accessible world-class treatment of serious and complex cases,” said Richard J. Gannotta, CEO, UCI Health System. “The physician-scientists in our gynecology and urology programs are national leaders and reflect the very best of our mission to Discover. Teach. Heal.”
The UCI Health Department of Gynecology’s experts in maternal-fetal medicine are leaders in improving care in high-risk pregnancies and they have led efforts to reduce cardiovascular risk, obstetrical bleeding and unnecessary caesarean sections. UCI Health gynecologic oncologists provide unmatched clinical care in Southern California and have led national efforts to advance the standards of care for gynecologic cancers.
Physicians in the UCI Health Department of Urology are nationally known for their clinical expertise and have advanced the standards of care for men’s and women’s urologic conditions, and kidney, prostate and bladder cancers. They are leaders in improving technology for the treatment of kidney stones and kidney disease.
UCI Medical Center is the only Orange County hospital consistently rated among America’s best by U.S. News. It is ranked No. 11 in California and No. 6 in the Los Angeles metropolitan region. In addition to its 2018-19 nationally ranked specialties, UCI …