University of Utah’s John A. Moran Eye Center One of the Top 20 Ophthalmology Departments Nationwide

Aug 03, 2015 9:00 AM


MORAN NATIONALLY RANKED

SALT LAKE CITY—In a jump from last year’s rating of 23rd, University of Utah Health Care’s John A. Moran Eye Center ranked 18th among ophthalmology departments in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-2016 survey. 

“The Moran Eye Center has become known for providing world-class care to all of our patients,” said Randall J Olson, MD, Chair and CEO of the John A. Moran Eye Center. “We have some of the most dedicated, knowledgeable, and compassionate physicians and staff in the field, and I am very proud to see them recognized by their peers.”

How the Rankings Are Determined

Rankings for eye centers are determined 100% by their reputation with board-certified specialists. Ophthalmologists are asked for the top five hospitals to which they would refer their “most complex and challenging patients.” Of ophthalmologists surveyed nationwide, 3.5% listed the Moran Eye Center as one of their top choices. Moran received the highest ranking for a program between the West Coast and Iowa. Ophthalmology was also the highest ranked specialty at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Who We Are

The John A. Moran Eye Center, part of University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, is the premier center for ophthalmology in the Intermountain West and is the largest eye care facility between California and Michigan. With collaborators from around the world, research advancements at the center provide new diagnoses, novel treatments, and creative new procedures designed to cure blinding eye diseases. Moran specialists cover every field of vision care including conditions such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, cornea, and external eye diseases. 

A list of rankings for ophthalmology departments are available at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings/ophthalmology.

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