UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside | 100 Great Hospitals in America 2017
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside (Pittsburgh). This 520-bed tertiary care hospital ranks No. 2 in the state and No. 12 in the country according to U.S. News & World Report's rankings for 2016-17. With a focus on interventional cardiology, angioplasties and catheter innovation, the hospital excels specifically in cardiology and is home to the city's first coronary care unit. UPMC Presbyterian currently has nearly 1,000 physicians on staff. Many former staffers have gone on to considerable acclaim, including Jonas Salk, MD, who created the polio vaccine; Thomas Starzl, MD, PhD, a transplant pioneer; and Peter Safar, MD, a pioneer of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
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