University of Washington Medical Center is a leading academic medical center that provides highly specialized medical care in areas such as cardiology, high-risk pregnancy and neonatal intensive care, oncology, orthopaedics and organ transplantation. Patients travel from across Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho for our specialized services.
UW Medical Center is among the nation’s leading academic medical centers. Since 2012, UW Medical Center’s patient care has been ranked No. 1 in the state and in the Seattle metro area in
U.S. News & World Report
's “Best Hospitals” evaluations of more than 5,000 hospitals. In the most current rankings, for 2016-17, UW Medical Center is ranked among the nation's top 20 hospitals in four specialties: rehabilitation (No. 4), cancer (No. 7, provided jointly with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance), ear, nose and throat (No. 16), and geriatrics (No. 20). The medical center also was named the nation’s first
Hospital for excellence in nursing care by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which has continued to honor UWMC with this award every year since 1994.
UW Medical Center partners with the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s through the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to provide the most advanced cancer diagnosis and treatment available.
UW Medical Center’s areas of specialization include:
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