Photo of UC Davis Medical CenterUC Davis Medical Center rated among the nation's high performing hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

New U.S. News & World Report hospital ratings for five common procedures and conditions released in May 2015 show UC Davis Medical Center as a high performer for heart-bypass surgery, hip replacements, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Only about 10 percent of the more than 4,500 U.S. hospitals evaluated in the Best Hospitals for Common Care rankings were rated as high performers for any category or procedure.

hospital aerialOne of America's top hospitals for quality and safety

UC Davis Medical Center ranks among The Leapfrog Group's list of Top Hospitals for 2015, an elite distinction given for meeting tough national standards for safety and quality. The annual award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards a U.S. hospital can receive. UC Davis was one of 98 hospitals nationwide to receive it in 2015, the fourth consecutive year UC Davis has been recognized.

US News Best Hospitals national badgeU.S. News & World Report ranks UC Davis Medical Center among nation's best in 10 specialties

UC Davis Medical Center ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals for 2015-16 in 10 adult medical specialties, according the annual U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals survey published in July 2015. The annual ranking recognizes hospitals that excel in treating patients with the most serious and challenging injuries and illnesses. UC Davis ranked among the nation's top 50 in cancer care: cardiology and heart surgery; ear, nose and throat; geriatrics; gynecology; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopaedics; pulmonology; and urology. Less than 3 percent of the nearly 5,000 hospitals analyzed were nationally ranked in even one specialty.