In its 2021 list of hospitals, Le Point magazine ranks the Toulouse University Hospital Center (CHU) as the number one hospital in France. The clinics of the Toulouse conurbation also feature prominently in many specialties.
The traditional ranking of French hospitals, established by the magazine Le Point, once again met the quality of care provided in Toulouse and its metropolitan area. The Toulouse University Hospital Center (CHU) ranks first, ahead of the Bordeaux and Lille CHUs.
Toulouse University Hospital among the top five in 25 specialties
Since the creation of the list of hospitals and clinics, the Toulouse University Hospital has never left the top three and has been classified 12 times in first place, 9 times in second and 3 times in third. Out of all the 84 specialties highlighted in the 2021 ranking, the Toulouse University Hospital is ranked 60 times and appears 25 times in the five best French public establishments.
“After this year and a half so complicated with the Covid-19 epidemic, it really feels good. I am very happy for our 16,000 staff who are doing a remarkable job with great humanity. I also greet the public and private partners with whom we have worked hand in hand over the past few months. Toulouse is becoming the city of health, “said Marc Penaud, Director General of Toulouse University Hospital.
Toulouse hospitals are ranked first in facial trauma, adult diabetes, intervention on the salivary glands and interventional cardiology. They occupy second place for the management of brain tumors in children and adolescents, prostate cancer, myocardial infarction, the management of stroke (cerebrovascular accident), coronary angioplasty and ENT cancers (mixed team of Toulouse University Hospital / Claudius Régaud Institute). In third place, we find maxillofacial surgery, multiple sclerosis, endocrinology in children and adolescents, Parkinson’s disease, high blood pressure and carotid surgery. For back and adolescent surgery, knee ligaments, management of endometriosis, kidney cancer and adult brain tumors, the Toulouse University Hospital ranks fourth. The Toulouse University Hospital teams are found in fifth place for the place for pneumology, treatment of neuroma (benign tumor of the acoustic nerve), artery surgery and corneal surgery.
The university institute of cancer well ranked too
The Toulouse-Oncopole University Cancer Institute obtains a 2e place in the management of ENT cancers, a 5e place for breast cancer surgery and the management of acute leukemia in adults.
Clinics, another strong point of Toulouse’s healthcare offer
As every year, the clinics of the Toulouse metropolis share the excellence of the healthcare offer. Six of the eight general clinics in the agglomeration appearing in the honor roll of the fifty best clinics in France.
The Croix du Sud clinic, at Quint-Fonsegrive (Ramsay general health group), the fourth clinic in France, obtained a second place in proctology and in the treatment of urinary stones, a 4e place for the management of kidney cancer, a 5e place for adult testicular surgery and prostate cancer.
The Pasteur clinic (alliance of independent clinics Clinavenir), in Toulouse, takes fifth place overall. It was found well classified in its traditional specialties: 1before on myocardial infarction, interventional cardiology, cardiac pacemakers and coronary angioplasty as well as on the removal of varicose veins; 4e on artery surgery; 5e on adult heart surgery and uterine cancer (5th).
The Médipôle Garonne clinic (Clinavenir) stands out again in orthopedics, its strong ax. On the Find 1before on the fitting of a knee prosthesis, on the operation of the knee ligaments and 2e for fitting a hip prosthesis.
The Left Bank clinic (Clinavenir) obtains a second place in testicular surgery in children and adolescents, a 3e place in the management of thyroid cancer, a 4e in the removal of varicose veins, a 5e in hearing and strabismus surgery.
The Cedars clinic (Ramsay), in Cornebarrieu, obtains the first place in obesity surgery.
The Union clinic (Ramsay), in Saint-Jean, ranks fourth for retinal surgery and osteoarthritis of the hand surgery.
Classifications of specialties in Montauban and Agen
Outside Toulouse, note that the Honoré-Cave de Montauban clinic comes in third place for retinal surgery, the Esquirol-Saint-Hilaire d’Agen clinic ranks 4e for carotid surgery and for the treatment of urinary stones.