UCSF Urology, once again, ranked as one of the best urology programs in the United States according to the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals survey. Ranking #17 in the nation, #1 in San Francisco and #4 in California. The rating is based on a variety of factors including reputation with specialists, hospital performance, number of high-risk patients treated, patient experience, patient survival and safety rates, nurse staffing, and use of advanced technologies.
Separate pediatric rankings released in June recognized UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland as Northern California’s top program in pediatric urology. Similar factors contributed to this rating including prevention of surgical complication and infections from urinary catheters, treatment for testicular torsion, and use of non-invasive procedures. Top ranked in children’s hospitals for their pediatric urology program in Northern California, ranking #23 in the nation, #4 in the Pacific and #4 in California.