Advancing the Power of Medicine

The power of academic medicine is at work at The University of Kansas Health System. Here, teams of specialized physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals provide the most advanced, innovative care to patients with complex conditions. It's a destination center for patients from around the world and from every state in the country. It's a place for exciting discoveries, life-changing treatments and world-class patient care.

  • Advanced options for epilepsy patients at The University of Kansas HospitalAdvanced options for patients with epilepsy
    Neurologists and neurosurgeons at The University of Kansas Health System's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center provide options found only at the best centers in the country and nowhere else in the region.

  • Treating brain tumors with brachytherapy
    The University of Kansas Health System offers a form of radiation therapy for brain tumors. In this procedure, radioactive seeds are placed directly into or around the tumors while sparing the surrounding healthy tissue.

  • Advanced surgical treatment for lung cancer
    Cardiothoracic surgeons at The University of Kansas Health System are among the first in the country – and among a few in the world – with the expertise to remove lung cancer through a single 2-inch incision.

  • Region's only NCI-designated Cancer Center
    National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers lead this country's effort to cure cancer. The University of Kansas Cancer Center is among a select few in the country, and the region's only, to hold this designation. The cancer center serves the needs of the community by excelling in research and treatment, as well as giving patients greater access to leading-edge options and the most promising discoveries.

3D printer at The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Managing heart health for cancer patients
    The University of Kansas Health System offers the region's first cardio-oncology program. Our cardiologists, cancer specialists and other healthcare professionals work together to improve cardiovascular outcomes for patients receiving cancer treatment.

  • Urgent care backed by academic medicine
    In addition to extended hours and convenient locations, The University of Kansas Health System's urgent care centers provide expert care for minor illnesses and injuries. And when more advanced care is needed, our care teams are backed by the region's premier academic medical center.

Always advancing

As the region's premier academic medical center, we continue to elevate the quality of care we provide. We also continue to strengthen our ability to serve as a destination for patients across the country and a trusted resource for other care providers. We remain committed to our vision to lead the nation in caring, healing, teaching and learning.

  • Nationally recognized specialty care
    Once again, The University of Kansas Hospital is among a select few in the country ranked in 11 specialties by U.S. News & World Report. And for the seventh year in a row, we are named the Best Hospital in Kansas City and, again, the Best Hospital in Kansas.

  • Region's leader in stroke care
    The University of Kansas Health System treats the most complex stroke cases, and we do it with the latest technology, newest therapies and a 24/7 board-certified stroke team.

  • Minimally invasive treatments for many heart conditions
    At The University of Kansas Health System, our cardiovascular experts are the region's most experienced in performing procedures that require just a few small incisions – and often only one. Procedures include valve repair and replacement, repair of holes in the heart, opening blocked arteries and managing heart rhythm disorders.