Skip to main content

We’ve updated our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. By using this site, you agree to these terms.

Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

Annual report ranks performance in specialty areas, conditions and procedures

DANVILLE, Pa. – Five Geisinger hospitals have been recognized for high performance in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings. 

Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center were ranked as high-performing hospitals for pulmonology and lung surgery. Both hospitals, along with Geisinger Community Medical Center, were also ranked for high performance in caring for heart failure, kidney failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and stroke. 

Overall, Geisinger hospitals received high performance rankings for a variety of specific procedures and conditions, including:
Geisinger Medical Center: pulmonology and lung surgery, heart failure, kidney failure, stroke, COPD, colon cancer surgery, maternity care, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, heart attack
Geisinger Wyoming Valley: pulmonology and lung surgery, heart failure, kidney failure, stroke, COPD, heart attack, hip replacement
Geisinger Community Medical Center: heart failure, kidney failure, stroke, COPD, knee replacement
Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital: hip fracture care
Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital: maternity care

“Geisinger is dedicated to providing the highest-quality care for our patients, close to home,” said J. Edward Hartle, M.D., executive vice president and system chief medical officer. “This recognition emphasizes the quality and breadth of care available for our patients in central and northeastern Pennsylvania, when and where they need it. And it supports our goal of making better health easier for everyone in the communities we serve.” 

The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” report ranks hospital performance in 15 adult specialties, 10 pediatric specialties and 20 surgical procedures and medical conditions. Rankings are based on patient outcomes, as well as overall patient experience, hospital staffing and other factors, and are meant to help patients choose the right hospital for the care they need.


About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the non-profit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 134 care sites - including 10 hospital campuses, and Geisinger Health Plan, with 600,000 members in commercial and government plans. The Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $14 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country.  Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

Geisinger Logo

For media inquiries:

Natalie Buyny
Media Relations Manager

Content from General Links with modal content