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What Sets Us Apart

Ranked best for over a decade

Why go anywhere else?

As the region’s premier academic medical center, our team of dedicated surgeons and staff will ensure you experience the highest-quality care possible. We rank among the top hospitals in the nation for quality of care.
  • U.S. News & World Report places The University of Kansas Hospital among the nation’s best for adult care in 8 medical and surgical specialties. This is the eleventh consecutive year we have been named to the list. The magazine also named us the top hospital in Kansas City, the region and the state of Kansas.

  • University HealthSystem Consortium ranks the hospital No. 3 in quality and safety among the nation’s top academic medical centers. We are among the top one-third of academic medical centers nationwide in patient survival.

  • Press Ganey has recognized the hospital with the Patient Voice Award for achieving excellence in patient satisfaction. And our patients are highly satisfied with their surgeons, ranking them in the 92nd percentile.

Four questions to ask your doctor before surgery

Multidisciplinary team care

We are committed to providing patients with the most sensitive and advanced level of surgical care. Our centers of excellence and specialty programs offer a multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and treatment of multiple conditions.

Because we are an academic medical center, we work in a collaborative environment. This ultimately benefits our patients by providing access to specialists in more than 200 fields. To determine the best treatment plan for each patient, our surgeons regularly consult with other care team members for their expertise.