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Buffalo General ranked best hospital in Buffalo area, 16th in New York state

Outside Kaleida's Buffalo General Hospital.
Posted at 8:49 AM, Aug 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-04 08:49:42-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A new ranking lists Buffalo General Hospital as one of the top hospitals in New York state.

According to the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Buffalo General Hospital was rated as the top hospital in the Buffalo area, while ranking 16th in New York state.

“We are extremely proud of the entire Buffalo General Medical Center family,” said Chris Lane, president of Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute. "From our talented surgeons and their dedicated operating room teams to the specialized, compassionate nurses at the bedside, everyone here at Buffalo General Medical Center is committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients, many of whom come to us needing very complex care. This tremendous recognition is proof that their commitment is recognized, and deservedly so.”

Buffalo General was also one of 30 hospitals in New York state to make the Best Regional Hospitals list.

Buffalo General earned high performing marks in the following areas

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Heart failure
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement

You can read the full list of best hospitals in New York state here.