Advancing the Power of Medicine
The power of academic medicine is at work at The University of Kansas Hospital. Here, teams of specialized physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals provide the most advanced, innovative care to patients with complex conditions. It's a destination center for patients from around the world and from every state in the country. It's a place for exciting discoveries, life-changing treatments and world-class patient care.
Region's only NCI-designated Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers lead this country's effort to cure cancer. The University of Kansas Cancer Center is among a select few in the country, and the region's only, to hold this designation. The cancer center serves the needs of the community by excelling in research and treatment, as well as giving patients greater access to leading-edge options and the most promising discoveries.
Urgent care backed by academic medicine
In addition to extended hours and convenient locations, The University of Kansas Hospital's urgent care centers provide expert care for minor illnesses and injuries. And when more advanced care is needed, our care teams are backed by the region's premier academic medical center.
As the region's premier academic medical center, we continue to elevate the quality of care we provide. We also continue to strengthen our ability to serve as a destination for patients across the country and a trusted resource for other care providers. We remain committed to our vision to lead the nation in caring, healing, teaching and learning.
Nationally recognized specialty care
Once again, The University of Kansas Hospital is among a select few in the country ranked in all 12 specialties by U.S. News & World Report. And for the sixth year in a row, we are named the Best Hospital in Kansas City and, again, the Best Hospital in Kansas.
Region's leader in stroke care
The University of Kansas Hospital treats the most complex stroke cases, and we do it with the latest technology, newest therapies and a 24/7 board-certified stroke team.
Minimally invasive treatments for many heart conditions
At The University of Kansas Hospital, our cardiovascular experts are the region's most experienced in performing procedures that require just a few small incisions – and often only one. Procedures include valve repair and replacement, repair of holes in the heart, opening blocked arteries and managing heart rhythm disorders.