University of South Florida

Tampa General and 12 specialties – most led or co-led by USF Health faculty – earn strong rankings on U.S. News & World Report

Tampa General Hospital is once again the #1 hospital in the Tampa Bay area and is now tied for third among Florida hospitals, as listed by U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 rankings released today.

In the listing, U.S. News recognized 12 USF Health and Tampa General specialties for their strong national reputation and performance, including seven in the top 50 – USF Health doctors lead or co-lead most of these top-ranked specialties.

The news shines a light on the many USF Health faculty who care for patients within these specialties, seeing patients at Tampa General and within USF Health clinical facilities, said Dr. Charles J. Lockwood, senior vice president at USF Health and dean of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.

“This national recognition is a wonderful achievement, built upon the dedication, compassion and commitment to world-class care that our physicians and providers deliver every day,” Dr. Lockwood said. “I would like to thank each of them, as well as all of our Tampa General caregivers and colleagues, for their continuing pursuit of excellence and belief in making life better for residents of Tampa Bay and beyond.”

The seven specialties ranked among the top 50 in the nation are:

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology – #27
  • Ear, Nose & Throat – #16
  • Gastroenterology and GI Surgery – #34
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology – #40
  • Orthopedics – #33
  • Pulmonology – #49
  • Rehabilitation – #40


Five more specialties were recognized as “high performing,” and are among the top 10% in the nation:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Urology


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