World's Best Specialized Hospitals 2023: Several awards for Heidelberg University Hospital
The American news portal Newsweek, together with the global research company Statista, has ranked the World's Best Specialized Hospitals 2023. The best facilities in 11 specialties were examined: cardiology, cardiac surgery, oncology, endocrinology, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, pulmonology, pediatrics and urology.
The outstanding competence of Heidelberg University Hospital was once again confirmed. In 6 specialties, it is even among the TOP 100 of the World's Best Specialized Hospitals 2023 and is ranked second within Germany in several categories:
- Cardiology 11th (2nd in Germany)
- Neurology 13th (2nd in Germany)
- Neurosurgery 13th (2nd in Germany)
- Oncology 20th (2nd in Germany) for the National Center for Tumor Diseases/ NCT
- Cardiac surgery 34th (6th in Germany)
- Gastroenterology: 99th (11th in Germany)
The Heidelberg Thoracic Clinic, which is part of Heidelberg University Hospital, was also examined. It is one of the largest hospitals in Europe specializing in the treatment of lung diseases and was ranked 25th in Pulmonology and 69th in Oncology in the World`s Best Specialized Hospitals 2023.
The lists are based on a global survey, to which over 40,000 medical professionals (doctors, health care professionals and hospital managers) were invited.
A few months ago, Heidelberg University Hospital was named one of the 100 best hospitals in the world by "Newsweek". In the ranking of the "World's Best Hospitals 2022", Heidelberg University Hospital was ranked 16th in a global comparison and in second place in Germany behind Berlin's Charité Hospital.