HERSHEY, Pa. — Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has again been listed among the best hospitals in the nation in multiple specialties by U.S. News & World Report. For 2019-20, the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is ranked as one of the best in orthopedics (No. 38) and urology (No. 49).
Additionally, Hershey Medical Center is recognized as “high performing” in seven specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery and pulmonology. Overall, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Medical Center the No. 4 hospital in Pennsylvania, and the best in the south central region.
“Our specialized teams of physicians, nurses and providers strive each day to deliver outstanding care to patients at Hershey Medical Center,” said Steve Massini, CEO of Penn State Health. “We’re proud to be recognized for our ongoing commitment to patient safety and quality care.”
Hershey Medical Center provides patients across south central Pennsylvania and beyond with exceptional care for bone, joint and spine disorders. At Penn State Bone and Joint Institute, specialists provide high-level care for orthopedics, sports medicine, spinal disorders, hand surgery, metabolic bone disease and osteoporosis, rheumatology, radiology and chronic pain management.
Hershey Medical Center offers state-of-the art medical and surgical care in all areas of adult and pediatric urology. Specialty services include treatments for urinary tract and genital cancers, urinary stone disease, benign diseases of the kidney, bladder and prostate, enlarged prostate and voiding dysfunction, female pelvic medicine, infertility and impotence.
The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 30th year, aim to help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. Methodology for determining rankings includes measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, quality of nursing care and patient safety.
U.S. News also recognized Penn State Children’s Hospital among the Best Children’s Hospitals in cancer and cardiology and heart surgery in the 2019-20 rankings.