In the 2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Rankings, board certified physicians throughout the U.S. voted Wills Eye a top center of excellence where they would refer their most complex patients.
“The news of this peer recognition is tremendously gratifying and humbling. Our goal every day is to go above and beyond for our patients to make their lives better. Our guiding philosophy, ‘skill with compassion,’ truly describes how our world-class faculty come together as one to treat the most challenging eye conditions,” Julia A. Haller, MD, Ophthalmologist-in-Chief of Wills Eye and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, said in a news release.
“Our world-renowned Wills Eye medical staff is deeply committed to the pillars of our mission: clinical care, education and research. It is because of this dedication and great mentoring relationship among our faculty, residents and fellows that we continue to be recognized and are grateful for this honor,” said Joseph P. Bilson, Chief Executive Officer, Wills Eye Hospital.
Overall, Wills Eye ranked 2nd in the 2019-20 Best Hospitals Rankings for Ophthalmology, behind Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Health System.
The annual survey of Best Hospitals in ophthalmology is determined by a survey of board-certified ophthalmologists. The rankings are published at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings.