As leaders in healthcare, we strive to deliver the quality of care patients expect from their health team. As recognition of this commitment to quality, Jefferson Health’s Pennsylvania and New Jersey hospitals are consistently ranked highly by distinguished organizations nationally and locally for patient care, safety and quality of healthcare expertise.

Top Doctors

Philadelphia magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors™

More than 500 Jefferson Health physicians are named among the region’s Best in Philadelphia magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors™ issue. They’re helping lead the charge on transforming patient care and educating our future healthcare providers.

Our physicians, nurses, pharmacists, technicians and educators are behind the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit that drives everything we do every day. See Philadelphia magazine for full list.

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Jefferson Health System in this year’s annual Best Hospitals ranking.

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals ranks 2nd in the Philadelphia metro area and 3rd in Pennsylvania.


Abington Hospital ranked 6th in the Philadelphia region and 11th in the state.


Eight of Jefferson’s specialty programs ranked among the best, including Stratford Hospital’s services.

In addition, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital rates high performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer surgery, hip and knee replacement, congestive heart failure and colon cancer surgery. Abington Hospital is high performing in hip and knee replacement, COPD, congestive heart failure and colon cancer surgery; and Jefferson Health’s hospitals in Northeast Philadelphia, Bucks County and New Jersey are rated as a high performers in the treatment of COPD, heart failure and knee replacement.

Magnet® Recognition

MAGNET® recognition

Currently, only 475 U.S. health care organizations out of over 6,300 U.S. hospitals (and 29 in Pennsylvania) have achieved MAGNET recognition. Highly regarded as the "gold standard" of nursing excellence, MAGNET designation assures consumers and patients that they can expect to receive a superior level of care.

For a third time, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has attained MAGNET® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In addition, this year Magnet also recognizes Jefferson Methodist Hospital for nursing excellence.

Abington Hospital received this designation for the fourth consecutive time. In addition, Jefferson Health’s New Jersey-based hospitals (in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, formerly Kennedy University Hospital) have achieved Magnet® recognition, becoming the first hospitals in Camden and Gloucester counties to receive this honor.

The designation includes the two Jefferson Health Outpatient Dialysis Centers (in Voorhees and Washington Township, NJ); the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township, and its Surgical Center in Washington Township.



Donate Life Hospital Challenge

Donate Life Hospital Challenge

Jefferson Health earned a titanium health system designation – the highest status – in the 2018 Donate Life Hospital Challenge for the Gift of Life Donor Program by the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP). Jefferson Health also achieved third place overall within the Gift of Life service area.

Jefferson was among 111 hospitals and 21 health systems who participated in the challenge throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Of those, 56 hospitals and 10 health systems achieved titanium designation, including Jefferson, which recognizes the highest level of clinical and community activities to encourage donor signups.