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 for 2022-23, including cancer; cardiology & heart surgery; diabetes & endocrinology; ENT; geriatrics; neurology & neurosurgery; obstetrics & gynecology; 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 five pediatric specialties for 2022-23, including diabetes & endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics*, and pulmonology & lung surgery (*with Shriners Children’s 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 2022-23. 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 2022-23 in back surgery, COPD, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, gastroenterology & GI surgery, heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, ovarian cancer surgery, pneumonia, prostate cancer surgery, stroke, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and urology.