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WakeMed Recognized by U.S. News & World Report in 10 Different Specialties

We are pleased to announce that WakeMed has been recognized as high-performing in ten of 16 different specialties by U.S. News & World Report.

WakeMed’s ten high-performing categories include:

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

“WakeMed offers the highest level of care available in Wake County in many different specialty areas, including critical, neonatal, neuroscience, cardiology and trauma care among others,” commented Meera Kelley, MD, WakeMed vice president of quality and patient safety.  “Historically, U.S. News & World Report’s rankings focused exclusively on care provided at academic medical centers and excluded high-performing community-based hospitals.  We are very pleased they have broadened their rankings to recognize all hospitals providing high-level, high-quality care.”