Tampa General Hospital is Best in Tampa Bay: U.S. News & World Report

For the fifth year in a row, Tampa General Hospital  has been named by U.S. News & World Report as Tampa Bay’s top hospital. Tampa General also has been ranked as one of the nation’s top 50 hospitals in five medical specialties and is listed among the top five hospitals in Florida, according to the magazine.

Tampa General Hospital logo. (PRNewsFoto/Tampa General Hospital)

The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 31st year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.

Tampa General is ranked as one of the nation’s 50 top hospitals in these five medical specialties:

In addition, TGH was also rated as “high performing” in Cancer, Geriatrics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Urology.

“We are proud to have received this recognition, which is a true testament to the hard work and high-quality performance of our team members and physicians,” said TGH President and CEO John Couris. “Quality is paramount at TGH, and we will not stop in our pursuit of excellence as we work toward becoming the safest and most innovative academic medical center in the country.”

“Tampa General continues to lead the way in quality and innovation among hospitals across Florida and the Tampa Bay region,” said John Touchton, TGH Board Chair. “The highly-skilled team of care givers are among the best in the country in many different specialties. Knowing that TGH is among the best in the country and state, and the top hospital in the Tampa Bay region, should provide great comfort to our community members when they find themselves or their loved ones in need of such high-caliber care.”

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