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PHILADELPHIA— Penn Medicine hospitals have once again been ranked among the top in the nation by U.S News & World Report. The combined enterprise of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is ranked #13 in the nation for the second year in a row, and appear on the magazine’s prestigious annual Honor Roll for the 16th consecutive year. HUP/PPMC is also ranked as the top hospital in Pennsylvania and #1 in the Philadelphia metro area in the 2022 survey. Lancaster General Hospital also garnered impressive honors, again ranking #4 in Pennsylvania.

HUP/PPMC is among only 20 institutions named to the publication’s Honor Roll – and the only one in Pennsylvania or the Philadelphia region – out of more than 4,500 hospitals analyzed nationwide. Hospitals must perform near the top of the rankings in multiple specialties and conditions/treatments in order to earn a place on the Honor Roll.

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In addition to its ranking as an Honor Roll hospital, HUP/PPMC is nationally ranked for excellence in a dozen specialties: Cancer; Cardiology & Heart Surgery; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Geriatrics; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Obstetrics & Gynecology; Orthopedics; Pulmonology & Lung Surgery; Rehabilitation; and Urology.

The combined enterprise is also rated as High Performing in 19 common adult procedures and conditions, including Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Fracture, Hip Replacement Surgery, Kidney Failure, Knee Replacement Surgery, Lung Cancer Surgery, Ovarian Cancer Surgery, Pneumonia, Prostate Cancer Surgery, Stroke, and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

Additional Penn Medicine hospitals honored in the latest rankings are:

  • Lancaster General Hospital ranks #4 in Pennsylvania and is nationally ranked in Diabetes & Endocrinology and Orthopedics, and rated as High Performing in 5 adult medical specialties and 15 common adult procedures and conditions
  • Pennsylvania Hospital ranks #12 in Pennsylvania
  • Chester County Hospital ranks #17 in Pennsylvania
  • Princeton Health ranks #6 in New Jersey

Complete rankings, as well as the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals methodology, is available at



Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers, dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, excellence in patient care, and community service. The organization consists of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Penn’s Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine, founded in 1765 as the nation’s first medical school.

The Perelman School of Medicine is consistently among the nation's top recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health, with $550 million awarded in the 2022 fiscal year. Home to a proud history of “firsts” in medicine, Penn Medicine teams have pioneered discoveries and innovations that have shaped modern medicine, including recent breakthroughs such as CAR T cell therapy for cancer and the mRNA technology used in COVID-19 vaccines.

The University of Pennsylvania Health System’s patient care facilities stretch from the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania to the New Jersey shore. These include the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Chester County Hospital, Lancaster General Health, Penn Medicine Princeton Health, and Pennsylvania Hospital—the nation’s first hospital, founded in 1751. Additional facilities and enterprises include Good Shepherd Penn Partners, Penn Medicine at Home, Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital, and Princeton House Behavioral Health, among others.

Penn Medicine is an $11.1 billion enterprise powered by more than 49,000 talented faculty and staff.

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