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U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals

MD Anderson consistently receives
top cancer rankings

For 25 years, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has ranked as one of the nation’s top two cancer centers in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the best hospitals for cancer care.

Here are MD Anderson’s 2014-2015 rankings for cancer and subspecialties:

RankingSpecialty
#2Cancer
#5Ear, Nose and Throat
#8Gynecology
High PerformingUrology
High PerformingNephrology
High PerformingOrthopedics

* High Performing = MD Anderson is not ranked nationally, but performs nearly as well as other nationally ranked institutions.


U.S. News & World Report’s survey rankings are based on a complex set of factors, including a reputational survey of board-certified physician specialists around the nation, nurse-to-patient ratio, advanced technologies and, increasingly, clinical data such as patient outcomes and processes of care.

For more information on the 2014-2015 rankings, check the U.S. News & World Report website.

MD Anderson: Quick look

Created: 1941

First patient: 1944 (approximately 1 million patients treated overall)

Ranking: No. 2 in cancer care, America’s Best Hospitals, U.S. News and World Report (ranked in the top two for the past 25 years)

Employees: 19,973

Faculty: 1,685

Volunteers: 1,080

Trainees: 6,341

Average number of inpatient beds: 654

Active clinical research protocols: 1,101 (more than 8,000 patient registrants)


© 2015 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center