Sanford Fargo named top orthopedics hospital in North Dakota

Nathan Aamodt
Sanford Health Media Relations
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FARGO, N.D., Aug. 19, 2020 — Sanford Health Fargo took top honors for North Dakota in the newly released 2020 best hospitals for orthopedics list from U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News evaluated more than 1,200 hospitals across the country to release the top hospital rankings for orthopedics. The standings were determined on by several factors including 30-day survival rates, patient experience and nurse staffing.

Additionally, Sanford USD Medical Center took top honors for South Dakota.

“These rankings are a testament to the quality of care we provide our patients on a daily basis,” said Dr. Bruce Piatt, Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine department chair. “Patient care is our top priority, and we pride ourselves on offering the best possible care for our patients and the communities we serve. They deserve it. ”

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