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UMGCC Ranks #21 in U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals List

 

UMGCC Ranks #21 in U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals List

The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC) has been ranked 21st out of approximately 900 cancer programs in the country in the U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Hospitals list. The ranking puts UMGCC among the very top centers nationwide for cancer care. The cancer center moved up from 33rd place in 2009, and 48th in 2008.

The ranking takes into account UMGCC's NCI designation, outstanding patient outcomes, excellent nursing staffing, nursing Magnet designation, and technical capabilities, among other factors.

“This is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the outstanding physicians, nurses, researchers and staff who work here and to their dedication and commitmentto the cause of defeating cancer,” said Kevin J. Cullen, M.D., director or the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center and professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. “It is also an affirmation of the support we have received in recent years from the State of Maryland through the Cigarette Resititution Fund, the Medical Center and Medical System, the School of Medicine and our wonderful community advocates.”

Other specialties of the University of Maryland Medical Center that also ranked among America’s Best Hospitals were our programs in Diabetes & Endocrinology (#38), Ear, Nose & Throat (#33), Geriatrics (#42), Heart & Heart Surgery (#40), Kidney Disorders (#23), Orthopaedics (#34), Pulmonology (#19), and Urology (#37).


The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center offers comprehensive multidisciplinary treatment for all types of cancer. For more information about our programs or services, please call 1-800-888-8823.


This page was last updated on: July 26, 2010.