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Temple University Hospital Ranked Among Region's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

News July 16, 2013

Temple University Hospital has once again been included among the region’s best hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings for 2013-14. U.S. News also recognized Temple for high performance in the following specialties: Cancer; Gastroenterology and GI Surgery; Gynecology; Nephrology; Neurology and Neurosurgery; Orthopaedics; Pulmonology; and Urology. Only about 15 percent of all hospitals are recognized for high performance as among the region’s best.
“It is an honor that Temple has again been recognized as being among the best hospitals in Philadelphia and the region,” said John N. Kastanis, FACHE, President & CEO of Temple University Hospital. “Temple remains committed to being on the leading edge of clinical care and to offering exceptional, high-end specialty programs.”
U.S. News & World Report publishes its “Best Hospitals” rankings online every July, showcasing more than 700 of the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals. U.S. News publishes national rankings in 16 specialties, as well as rankings in selected metropolitan areas, regions and states. The complete rankings are available at and will appear in print in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2014” guidebook, available in bookstores and on newsstands August 27.