Wilmington | New Hanover Regional Medical Center has received national recognition in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of best hospitals.
NHRMC was recognized among the best hospitals in North Carolina and the Coastal Plain area, sharing the No. 15 spot with Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, Presbyterian Hospital-Matthews in Matthews and Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.
NHRMC was also recognized as high-performing in cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology, orthopedics and pulmonology.
The rankings showcase approximately 720 of the nation's roughly 5,000 hospitals, and judge medical centers on their competence in situations in which patients are especially at risk because of age, physical condition, infirmities, or the challenging nature of the surgery or other care they need.
– Jim Ware