Rothman Orthopaedics at Jefferson Health Named a Top Specialty Hospital

September 28th, 2023

Rothman Orthopaedics at Jefferson Health is proud to be ranked among the world’s leading orthopedic specialty hospitals! Rothman Orthopaedics at Jefferson Health was recently ranked among the Top 10 hospitals for orthopedics in the United States and the Top 20 in the world by Newsweek.

“The Rothman Orthopaedics name has been synonymous with high quality, compassionate and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine,” says Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, President of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics, and Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals. “The commitment from our physicians and employees has allowed us to exceed expectations and simultaneously grow into one of the nation’s largest and most respected orthopedic practices.”

“The Newsweek rankings are helpful for patients when seeking information about the right hospital for themselves or a loved one,” says Ed Tufaro, CEO of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. “Our ranking is attributed to our commitment to the patient experience, and demonstrates that Rothman Orthopaedics is among the best-of-the-best in the field of orthopedics.”

This award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a statistics portal and industry ranking provider. Together they developed a complex methodology to ensure the quality and validity of the ranking. The ranking of World's Best Specialized Hospitals 2024 features the top 300 hospitals for cardiology and oncology, the top 250 for pediatrics, the top 150 in each specialty of cardiac surgery, endocrinology, and gastroenterology, the top 125 in each for neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology and the top 100 for obstetrics and gynecology.

Thank you to our patients and the dedicated team of staff and physicians for making this possible.

About Rothman Orthopaedics

Rothman Orthopaedics is the largest musculoskeletal practice in the United States according to Becker’s Review. A world leader in the field of orthopedics, Rothman Orthopaedics partners with health systems, hospitals and physicians to build enduring musculoskeletal systems of care in communities that are high-quality, compassionate, affordable and grounded in evidence-based medicine. Rothman Orthopaedic Institute orthopedists treat patients in 40 locations and has surgical privileges at 71 facilities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Florida. With experts in nine orthopedic sub-specialties including spine, hip & knee, foot & ankle, shoulder & elbow, hand & wrist, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedic oncology and trauma, Rothman Orthopaedics is recognized for excellence in clinical treatment methods, research, education and technology. Consistently recognized as national and regional “Top Docs,” Rothman Orthopaedics is proud to be the official team physicians for the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, the Orlando Magic, The Big EAST Conference, as well as over 60 college and high school teams. For more information about Rothman Orthopaedics, please visit

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