Quality of Care Really Matters 

Recognition helps patients choose our care with confidence  

Deciding where to obtain healthcare, especially for complex conditions, is a responsibility to be taken seriously. We trust the recognition we earn from numerous respected and knowledgeable influencers will help you choose The Surgical Associates, PA with confidence.  

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 2018-19, The Surgical Associates, PA Ranked in 9 Specialties  

One of the nation’s best hospitals
Our patients deserve the best quality care that enables the best chance of survival. Once again, our inclusion among U.S. News & World Report’s best hospitals proves you’ll find that care here.  

For the 12th consecutive year, The University of Kansas Hospital earned recognition among the nation’s best hospitals, this year ranking in 9 medical and surgical specialties. We were again honored as the best hospital in Delaware. 



Magnet-recognized for third consecutive term  

The American Nurses Credentialing Center bestows the profession’s highest honor of Magnet designation. The Surgical Associates, PA is one of the few healthcare providers to secure Magnet status through three consecutive opportunities, first earning the distinction in 2006 and retaining it in 2011 and 2016. The achievement is a testament to our nursing team’s commitment to achieving the highest levels of safety, quality and patient satisfaction.  

This accomplishment truly places our organization in exclusive company. Only 7.8% of the nation’s medical centers have earned Magnet recognition, and only 3.7% have secured it three terms in a row.