Office of Institutional Advancement

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Jefferson (Thomas Jefferson University + Philadelphia University) is the fifth largest university in Philadelphia and includes one of the nation’s oldest and most respected medical colleges—which trains more physicians than any other institution. Our nine colleges and three schools offer professional training in biomedical science, bioscience technologies, pharmacy, nursing, bioethics, healthcare, health policy, architecture, fashion design, graphic design, interior design, and more. We are redefining what’s possible—in work, in health, in innovation.

Jefferson Health continues its record of excellence in healthcare with recognition from U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of top hospitals and specialties.

In addition to ranking in the top 10 facilities in the Philadelphia metro area (2nd) and Pennsylvania (3rd), 10 of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital's specialty programs have been recognized.

Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health ranks 7th in the Philadelphia region and 13th in the state. 

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital's 2018-19 Nationally Ranked Specialties

U.S. News & World Report

Learn more about our nationally ranked specialties as well as the metrics and methodology behind the rankings by visiting U.S. News Health Care or selecting any of the highlighted specialties below.

  • Ophthalmology - Jefferson's Department of Ophthalmology (Wills Eye Hospital) ranks 2nd in the nation
  • Orthopedics - Ranks 4th best hospital in the nation (Rothman Orthopaedics at Jefferson Health and Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center)
  • Rehabilitation - Ranks 13th best hospital in the nation (Magee Rehabilitation Hospital)
  • Ear, Nose & Throat - Jefferson is the 15th best hospital in the nation
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery - Ranks 19th best hospital in the nation (Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience – Jefferson Health)
  • Cancer - Ranks 26th best hospital in the nation (Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health)
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery - Jefferson is the 32nd best hospital in the nation
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery - Ranks 39th in the nation
  • Geriatrics - Jefferson's Geriatric Medicine ranks 40th in the nation
  • Nephrology - Ranks 43rd in the nation
  • Urology - Jefferson is the 43rd best hospital in the nation

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Named as High Performing in Three Specialties


Jefferson Office of
Institutional Advancement

125 South 9th Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone:  215-955-1635