U.S. News & World Report Rankings

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San Diego's Best Hospital

We’re ranked the #1 hospital system in San Diego for 2023-24 by U.S. News & World Report. And we’re among only 22 nationwide to make Honor Roll for outstanding patient care. We also rank among the nation's best in 10 medical and surgical specialties.

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Named to National Honor Roll

For the first time in the academic medical center's history, UC San Diego Health was recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals National Honor Roll. In 2023-2024, this distinction was awarded to only 22 hospitals nationwide for outstanding patient care. We're the first health care system in San Diego County to ever earn this recognition.

Top-Ranked Specialty Care in Nation

U.S. News & World Report ranked us among the nation's best in 10 adult medical and surgical specialties — more than any hospital system in San Diego — in 2023-24. For patients like you, this means you benefit from our expertise, familiarity, caseloads and advanced technologies to deliver the highest quality care for challenging or unusual conditions or diseases.

About the Specialty Care Rankings

The Best Hospitals specialty rankings by U.S. News & World Report are a tool to help patients choose where to get the best care for complex, serious or life-threatening health conditions.

Hospitals with a high ranking in a particular surgical or medical specialty are more likely to take on higher-risk patients and be experienced in performing more technically complex surgeries or procedures successfully.

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Video: What It Means to Be Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Video: What It Means to Be Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

The U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect the quality of care we deliver every day to every patient – from common to complex conditions.

About UC San Diego Health

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