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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 (more than 977,000 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: 19,655

Faculty: 1,671

Volunteers: 1,200

Trainees: 6,474

Average number of operating beds: 656

Research grants: No. 1 in grants awarded and total grant dollars by the National Cancer Institute

Active clinical research protocols: 1,065 (about 7,600 patient registrants)


© 2014 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center