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University of Pittsburgh Ranks Third on the Best Global University List for Surgery

November 18, 2020

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Pittsburgh third on the list of Best Global Universities for Surgery. 

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Surgery is one of the leading surgical programs in the country and world, offering innovative surgical procedures, state-of-the-art technology, and high-quality patient care. Pitt surgeons pioneer and refine surgical procedures to provide leading-edge, compassionate care to patients who require surgical services in a wide range of specialties.

About the Surgery Ranking

The U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities for Surgery ranking covers resources on surgery, organ transplantation, plastic and reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, minimally invasive surgery, trauma surgery, surgical pathology, and surgical technology. Surgical specialties such as surgical endoscopy, lasers in surgery, and obesity surgery are also included.

Nearly 1,500 institutions across 86 countries were included in the seventh annual rankings. The ranks are based on the schools’ academic research performance and global and regional reputations, according to U.S. News & World Report