One of the first neurosurgery programs in the country, Penn Neurosurgery is known for providing comprehensive surgical management of disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system. Penn Medicine is committed to translating cutting edge research into improved patient care.
Neurosurgeons at Penn Medicine perform thousands of procedures annually, many of them reflecting a rising trend towards complex procedures - requiring both surgical expertise and technical innovation. Patients benefit from that experience, skill and multidisciplinary approach, to achieve the best possible outcomes.
How the Rankings are DeterminedTo create the 2014-15 rankings, U.S. News & World Report looked at data from nearly 5,000 hospitals and surveyed more than 9,500 physicians. Death rates, patient safety and hospital reputation are a few of the many factors considered. 144 hospitals were nationally ranked in a specialty. The Honor Roll features 17 of the Best Hospitals that scored near the top in at least six specialties.
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