MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked No. 2 in cancer care by the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” survey.
Since the survey began 25 years ago, MD Anderson consistently has held either first or second place in the category of top hospitals for cancer care. It’s been ranked No. 1 for 10 of the past 13 years.
Ranked first this year is Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, with whom MD Anderson has shared the top two places since 1990. Memorial Sloan Kettering scored 100 points overall in the survey, while MD Anderson scored 99.9 points.The full list of cancer rankings can be found here.
Two MD Anderson sub-specialties also were highly ranked in the national survey. In the ear, nose and throat category, MD Anderson’s head and neck service was ranked No. 5. Gynecology was ranked No. 8. These rankings are significant because they include both specialty and general hospitals nationally, not just cancer centers. Both of these specialties have been ranked in the top 20 since 1991.
MD Anderson’s urology, nephrology and orthopedics services also were recognized as “high performing" for meeting the survey’s requirements for excellence.
“I’m very proud of our perennial national ranking as one of the top two cancer centers for the past 25 years,” said MD Anderson President Ron DePinho, M.D. “It’s great national recognition of our commitment to patients and our mission to end cancer. It also says a lot about the quality of people who work here.”