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U.S. News rankings place Tampa General and specialties led or co-led by USF Health faculty among the nation’s best

Tampa General Hospital continues to be the best hospital in the Tampa Bay area, as today’s release of the 2023-24 rankings by U.S. News & World Report show.

Today’s U.S. News announcement also recognized 11 Tampa General specialties for their strong national reputation and performance, including six in the nation’s top 50 and three in the top 20. Many of the 11 specialties are led or co-led by USF Health faculty physicians.

“Tampa General’s strong showing in this year’s rankings is a testament to the compassionate care and clinical expertise of our primary teaching partner,” said Dr. Charles J. Lockwood, executive vice president of USF Health and dean of USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.

“I’m so proud of our physicians and the leadership they have provided in propelling so many specialties to be among the best in the nation. These rankings translate into saving patients’ lives across Tampa Bay and beyond.”

Dr. Lockwood is also the executive vice president and chief academic officer of Tampa General Hospital.

The six specialties ranked among the top 50 in the nation are:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology – ranked #9 in the U.S. and #1 in Florida
  • Gastroenterology and GI Surgery – ranked #19 in the U.S. and #1 in Florida
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology – ranked #18 in the U.S. and #2 in Florida
  • Ear, Nose & Throat – ranked #39 in the U.S. and #2 in Florida
  • Orthopedics – ranked #30 in the U.S. and #2 in Florida
  • Urology – ranked #49 in the U.S. and #2 in Florida

In addition, five more specialties were recognized as “high performing” and among the top 10% in the nation:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery

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USF Health News highlights the great work of the faculty, staff and students across the four health colleges – Morsani College of Medicine, College of Public Health, College of Nursing and Taneja College of Pharmacy – and the multispecialty physicians group. USF Health, an integral part of the University of South Florida, integrates research, education and health care to reach our shared value - making life better.