Two University of Maryland Medical System Hospitals Ranked Among Top Three In Maryland
Two University of Maryland Medical System hospitals - the University of Maryland Medical Center (Downtown Campus) and UM St. Joseph Medical Center– rank among the top three hospitals in the Baltimore region and the state, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2023 Best Hospitals, released today.
"Having two of the top three hospitals both in metro Baltimore and in the state of Maryland is indeed a proud moment for all of us at the University of Maryland Medical System," said Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer of UMMS. "This is another example of the work that our team members do every single day to provide 'A Better State of Care' across all of the communities in which we are privileged to serve."
The U.S. News rankings 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.
- UMMC, the System's flagship academic hospital located in Baltimore City, is ranked as the #2 hospital both in the state of Maryland and Baltimore Metro area. UMMC also ranked #23 nationally (up from #44 in 2022) for the Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialty.
- UM SJMC, located in Towson in Baltimore County, is ranked #3 in the state and Baltimore Metro for the sixth consecutive year.
Eight UMMS hospitals earned recognition by U.S. News for "High Performing" in specific specialties, procedures and conditions:
- UMMC earned "High Performing" ratings in 17 specialties and services: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Cancer, COPD, Colon Cancer Surgery, ENT, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Heart Attack, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure, Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma, Lung Cancer Surgery, Pneumonia, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery, Stroke, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Uterine Cancer Surgery
- UM SJMC earned "High Performing" ratings in 15 specialties and services: COPD, Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Kidney Failure, Knee Replacement, Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma, Pneumonia, Prostate Cancer Surgery, Stroke, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and Urology
- UM BWMC, located in Glen Burnie in Anne Arundel County, for: COPD, Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, and Lung Cancer Surgery
- UM Capital Region Medical Center, located in Largo in Prince George's County, for: Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure and Stroke
- UM Upper Chesapeake Health in Harford County, for: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Stroke (at UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air) and COPD and Pneumonia (at UM Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace)
- UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, part of UM Shore Regional Health, for: Hip Replacement and Stroke
- UM Charles Regional Medical Center, located in La Plata in Charles County, for: Stroke
"We are proud that the University of Maryland Medical Center is consistently recognized among the nation's very best," said Bert W. O'Malley, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, UMMC. "This is yet another acknowledgment of our team's extraordinary dedication to advancing patient care through innovation, a relentless focus on quality and the world-class expertise needed to take on the most complex cases."
"UM St. Joseph Medical Center is proud to be continually recognized as one of Maryland's top, trusted health care providers," said Thomas B. Smyth, MD, UM SJMC's President and Chief Executive Officer. "This recognition affirms, once again, that our team members' steadfast focus on patient safety and high quality, patient-centered care makes UM St. Joseph a destination in Maryland for life-changing and life-saving medical care."
About the University of Maryland Medical System
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is an academic private health system, focused on delivering compassionate, high quality care and putting discovery and innovation into practice at the bedside. Partnering with the University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Nursing and University of Maryland, Baltimore who educate the state's future health care professionals, UMMS is an integrated network of care, delivering 25 percent of all hospital care in urban, suburban and rural communities across the state of Maryland. UMMS puts academic medicine within reach through primary and specialty care delivered at 11 hospitals, including the flagship University of Maryland Medical Center, the System's anchor institution in downtown Baltimore, as well as through a network of University of Maryland Urgent Care centers and more than 150 other locations in 13 counties. For more information, visit www.umms.org.