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U.S. News & World Report ranks four UCHealth hospitals among best in the state including University of Colorado Hospital at No. 1

July 25, 2022

Aurora, Colo. (July 25, 2022) – For the 11th year in a row, U.S. News and World Report ranks UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, located on the Anschutz Medical Campus, as the No. 1 hospital in the state of Colorado. Three additional UCHealth hospitals were also ranked and include Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland (No. 2), Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs (No. 4) and Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins (No. 5).

“While the effects of the pandemic continue to impact hospitals across the country, these rankings are a testament to the dedication and perseverance of UCHealth’s dedicated staff and clinicians in providing the very best care for our patients,” said Elizabeth B. Concordia, UCHealth president and CEO. “Quality, safety and an excellent experience for our patients are always UCHealth’s top priorities.”

U.S. News also ranks University of Colorado Hospital among the nation’s best in five specialties, including No. 2 in lung and respiratory care, a ranking UCH shares with with partner National Jewish Health.

University of Colorado Hospital’s nationally ranked specialties include:

  • Pulmonology and lung surgery
  • Rheumatology
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology and GI surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT)

University of Colorado Hospital is also rated as high performing in cancer, geriatrics, neurology, orthopedics and urology.

“As Colorado’s only adult academic medical center, University of Colorado Hospital offers outstanding clinical care utilizing research and innovative treatments developed in partnership with the renowned experts at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus,” said Tom Gronow, president and CEO of University of Colorado Hospital. “This means our patients can count on receiving the most advanced treatments available, ensuring they are able continue living their extraordinary lives.”

The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 33nd year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions. For the 2022-23 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions.

For the full list of Colorado hospital rankings, visit