Why UT Southwestern

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U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals - ranked in 11 specialties

Compassionate patient care and advanced medical thinking go hand-in-hand at UT Southwestern Medical Center, one of the world’s top academic medical centers. We provide care in more than 80 specialties, many of which have been ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report in its 2023-24 Best Hospitals survey. UT Southwestern was also named one of the top 20 hospitals in the nation, we tied for No. 1 in Texas, and for the seventh straight year William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital was ranked the No. 1 hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth.

The Spark of Innovation

Our mission of discovery and healing comes alive every day in the research labs, classrooms, and clinical spaces all across our campus in Dallas-Fort Worth. That’s where some of the brightest minds in science and medicine are following their spark and connecting the dots between bold ideas and tangible, lifesaving treatments for our patients.

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Local & National Leadership

UT Southwestern was named the #1 hospital in Texas* and among the top 20 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-24. Thirty-one of our specialties and procedures were either nationally ranked or earned a "High Performing" rating. (*Tied)

Patient Care Facilities

Patient care is provided in our hospital and several clinics on the UT Southwestern campus. Some outpatient care facilities are located in satellite offices around North Texas and at affiliated institutions.

Our foundation of excellence in patient care and leading-edge treatment is built upon an outstanding program of scientific and medical research. Investigations into cancer, neuroscience, heart disease and stroke, arthritis, diabetes, and many other fields keep UT Southwestern at the forefront of biomedical research, driving the discoveries that lead to new ways to prevent and treat disease.

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Quality and Safety

Medicine is a team affair, with multidisciplinary groups of health care professionals coming together in a collaborative fashion to diagnose, treat, and cure, and we are committed to providing our patients with high-quality health care in a medically safe environment at every step of their evaluation and treatment.