UF Health Shands Hospital tied for top in state in 2016 U.S. News hospital rankings

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University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is now tied for top adult hospital in Florida, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s hospitals, released August 2, 2016.

UF Health has been ranked nationally in eight medical specialties, up from seven in the 2015-2016 rankings.

Nephrology, tied for 11th, is the highest-ranking UF Health specialty. Also ranked are neurology and neurosurgery (21st), pulmonology (25th), gynecology (29th), geriatrics (33rd), urology (42nd), diabetes and endocrinology (tied for 48th) and cancer (49th). Neurology and neurosurgery jumped to 21st from last year’s 40th place. Of these, UF Health is highest-ranked in Florida in four specialties — gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, and pulmonology.

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