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Cedars-Sinai Rises in Ranks to U.S. News Top 10 Hospitals

By Steven Porter  
   August 14, 2018

The L.A. medical center finished nine places higher this year than it did just two years ago.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center climbed into the Top 10 list for U.S. News & World Report's annual hospital rankings announced Tuesday.

The Los Angeles medical center ranked eighth among the 20 hospitals named to the publication's 2018-2019 honor roll. Cedars-Sinai ranked 11th last year and 17th the year before that.

"At Cedars-Sinai, we strive to strengthen our community by delivering the highest quality patient care, advancing the frontiers of medical research and striving to enhance the health of those we serve," President and CEO Thomas M. Priselac said in a statement.

"We are honored that our physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals have been recognized for their excellence and service, which has been at the core of our mission since our founding in 1902," Priselac added.

Related: Mayo Clinic Tops U.S. News Hospital Honor Roll for 3rd Straight Year

Cedars-Sinai had 12 of its specialties ranked among the best in the nation, including two specialties that each ranked third in the nation: cardiology and heart surgery, and gastroenterology and GI surgery.

By climbing into eighth place, Cedars-Sinai overtook the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Presbyterian, Stanford Health Care's Stanford Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia, Cornell.

—Steven Porter is an associate content manager and online news editor for HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.

Photo credit: (at top) Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles was ranked among the top 10 hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. (Photo provided by Cedars-Sinai)


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