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Truven Health Analytics
Healthgrades
Best Hospitals - US News

When you schedule surgery at Avera McKennan you’re putting your trust in a nationally ranked program with a host of industry awards.

Named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics for a fifth time in 2013

Healthgrades awards include

  • Top 5 percent of the nation’s 4,500 hospitals for clinical excellence
  • Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™
  • Rated Best Hospital in South Dakota for overall clinical excellence
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award
  • General Surgery Excellence Award

Named best hospital in South Dakota by Healthgrades for

  • Gastrointestinal services
  • GI medical treatment
  • General surgery
  • Critical care
  • Neuroscience and treatment of stroke

5-Star Ratings from Healthgrades for

  • General surgery (gastrointestinal)
  • GI medical treatment
  • GI procedures and surgeries

Gynecology ranked 48th in nation by U.S. News & World Report

Received high-performing status from U.S. News & World Report in

  • Gastroenterology
  • Cancer
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Urology
  • Ear, nose and throat
  • Nephrology