Orthopedic program at RUSH ranked top program in Illinois for 9th year in a row

August 1, 2023

For the ninth year in a row, the orthopedic program at RUSH University Medical Center continues its tradition of excellence by earning a #1 ranking in the state of Illinois, according to just-released data by U.S. News & World Report. It also earned another top-ten ranking among orthopedic programs nationwide for 2023.

The hospital’s orthopedic program is staffed by physicians from Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH (MOR) who are team doctors for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, and the Chicago Red Stars, among many other teams.

“It is an honor to be recognized,” says Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA, MOR Managing Partner. “Our close relationship with RUSH University Medical Center, recognized as being among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll, provides an unprecedented opportunity to provide the safest and most effective patient care. We appreciate the acknowledgment of our dedication to achieving the best outcomes for our patients from the Midwest, nation, and world. Our commitment to excellent patient care, education, and orthopedic and spine research has an immediate impact on the quality of the care we provide today. Thank you to the entire Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH team who achieved this ranking.” 

U.S. News & World Report evaluated 1,681 hospitals and ranked the top 50 that see challenging orthopedic patients for spinal surgeries and fusions, limb, joint, and other musculoskeletal and connective tissue, and orthopedic care.