UAB gets high marks from U.S. News & World Report - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

UAB gets high marks from U.S. News & World Report

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – Eleven different medical specialties at UAB have been named among the nation's top 50 in 16 categories by U.S. News & World Report.

According to the magazine, 4,852 hospitals were evaluated with UAB gaining high marks in 11 different categories. Six of UAB's categories were in the top 25.

Highlights for UAB Hospital this year include:
- Rheumatology program, 11th
- Kidney disorders, 13th
- Gynecology, 17th
- Geriatrics, 24th
- Pulmonary, 24th
- Urology, 24th
- Heart and Heart Surgery, 31st
- Neurology and Neurosurgery, 31st
- Cancer, 39th
- Ear, Nose and Throat, 42nd
- Gastroenterology, 42nd

UAB was one of only 152 hospitals and is the only hospital in Alabama or Mississippi to rank high enough to make it onto the Best Hospitals list. In 2009, UAB made the list with 3 less categories than 2010.

The report was released in the magazine's 20th annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. It can be seen online now or will be on newsstands on July 27th.

Copyright 2010 WBRC. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:26:49 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:06:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gu...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gu...

    Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.

    More >>

    Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.

    More >>
  • FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:53:41 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:04:50 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
  • Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:12:45 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:04:11 GMT
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.

    More >>

    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly