Choosing a UC Davis Health primary care doctor also means access to an entire team of experts in more than 150 specialties.
U.S. News & World Report ranked UC Davis Medical Center among the nation’s best in nine adult specialties in 2021-22, including cancer; cardiology & heart surgery; diabetes & endocrinology; ENT; geriatrics; gynecology; neurology & neurosurgery; orthopedics; and pulmonology & lung surgery.
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only in inland Northern California to hold “comprehensive” designation from the National Cancer Institute, awarded to a very small percentage of U.S. centers.
U.S. News ranked UC Davis Children’s Hospital among the nation’s best in four pediatric specialties in 2021-22, including neonatology, nephrology, *orthopedics, and *urology (*with Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California).
Newsweek also ranked UC Davis Medical Center as one of its Best Maternity Care Hospitals for 2021, as verified by the 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
U.S. News & World Report perennially ranks UC Davis Medical Center the No. 1 hospital in Sacramento, and did so again for 2021-22. UC Davis was the only Sacramento hospital listed among California’s ten best.
The medical center has also earned Magnet® nursing recognition, the nation’s highest form of recognition for nursing excellence.
U.S. News also rates several common types of care, and UC Davis Medical Center placed at the top level of “high performing” for 2021-22 in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, acute kidney failure, COPD, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, gastroenterology & GI surgery, heart attack, heart failure, hip replacement, lung cancer surgery, pneumonia, stroke, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and urology.