The University of Virginia Health System was one of fewer than 150 hospitals ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals guide.
A total of 10 of the system’s specialties were included in the 2012-13 guide.
UVa’s diabetes and endocrinology program was ranked 44th.
Nine additional programs ranked among the top 25 percent in their respective specialties, included cancer, gastroenterology, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, pulmonology and urology.
The rankings are based on several factors, including reputation, patient outcomes, patient safety and other factors related to quality of care, such as nurse staffing and the use of advanced technology.
For more information about the rankings, visit health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.