UCSF Medical Center

Badge: regionally ranked Ranked #1 in San Francisco

With especially strong scores in 11 specialties, UCSF Medical Center in San
Francisco, CA, was
named once again to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll. UCSF
Medical Center is ranked nationally in 14 adult and 9 pediatric specialties.
hospital is a 660-bed general medical and surgical facility with 28,144 annual
admissions, according to the latest data. It performed 13,325 annual inpatient and
12,660 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 37,761 visits. UCSF Medical
Center is a teaching hospital. It is also accredited by the Joint Commission (JC).

This hospital was among 140 facilities—fewer than 3 percent of the 4,825
analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of
the 16 specialties.
Nationally Ranked:         

#8 in Cancer
#43 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#4 in Diabetes & Endocrinology
#15 in Ear, Nose & Throat
#14 in Gastroenterology
#12 in Geriatrics
#10 in Gynecology

#8 in Nephrology
#5 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
#10 in Ophthalmology
#21 in Orthopedics
#12 in Pulmonology
#9 in Rheumatology
#6 in Urology

High-Performing in Psychiatry

Pediatric Specialties

This hospital was among 76 facilities ranked in one or more of the 10 pediatric
specialties in the 2011-12 version of Best Children's Hospitals.

  Nationally Ranked:

#23 in Pediatrics: Cancer
#27 in Pediatrics: Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#17 in Pediatrics: Diabetes & Endocrinology
#20 in Pediatrics: Gastroenterology
#14 in Pediatrics: Neonatology

#17 in Pediatrics: Nephrology
#22 in Pediatrics: Neurology & Neurosurgery
#47 in Pediatrics: Pulmonology
#28 in Pediatrics: Urology

Patient Satisfaction

Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients
and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's
patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and
Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:
State Average
National Average
Probably or definitely not
State Average
National Average

See complete patient satisfaction survey results
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