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Three Kansas City Hospitals Earn National Rankings In US News Survey

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Children's Mercy Hospital was nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties.

Three Kansas City hospitals earned national bragging rights in U.S. News & World Report’s latest hospital rankings.

The University of Kansas Hospital was nationally ranked in 11 adult specialties, Children’s Mercy Hospital was nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties and Saint Luke’s Hospital was nationally ranked in four adult specialties.

The three were the only hospitals in the metro to receive national recognition in U.S. News’ 27th annual Best Hospitals rankings.

KU Hospital was named the best hospital in Kansas City for the seventh year in a row and best hospital in Kansas for the fifth straight year.

The top five hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News, are the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital and UCLA Medical Center.