Doheny Eye Institute Ranked Among Top Ophthalmology Institutions in U.S. News Survey

UCLA Medical Center's Stein and Doheny Eye Institutes Recognized as 5th on List of Best Hospitals for Adult Ophthalmology

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 3, 2015) - The Doheny Eye Institute, a top-ranked nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the conservation, improvement and restoration of human eyesight since 1947, has been named one of U.S. News and World Report's 2015-2016 Best Hospitals. Doheny Eye Institute was ranked fifth in the country for adult ophthalmology, out of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide.

"We're honored to be recognized among the leading ophthalmology institutes in the country," said SriniVas Sadda, M.D., president and chief scientific officer of the Doheny Eye Institute. "Doheny, along with our partners at the UCLA Stein Eye Institute, is dedicated to providing the best service and most advanced treatments for patients. This award demonstrates the premier capabilities of our combined organizations to advance vision research, education and patient care across the country."

Doheny, an independent, nonprofit research organization, is proudly affiliated with UCLA Stein Eye Institute. This significant association combines the strength, reputation and distinction of two of the nation's top eye institutions. Through their affiliation, each organization is able to better serve its communities, effecting meaningful change for the betterment of individuals impacted by eye disease though multiple clinic locations across Southern California.

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals ranking recognizes institutions that excel in treating patients with an especially high level of care. Objective measures such as patient survival and safety data, adequacy of nurse staffing and other data are used to determine the rankings in most specialties.

The Doheny Eye Institute has been consistently ranked among the top ophthalmology institutes in the U.S., and has been ranked fifth by U.S. News for each of the last two years.

About Doheny Eye Institute
The Doheny Eye Institute, established in 1947, is a top 5-ranked nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation, improvement, and restoration of human eyesight. Recognized as an outstanding center for vision research and education, the Doheny Eye Institute has emerged as a world leader in basic and clinical vision research. The institute is renowned for its innovative research, which has led to new diagnostic and treatment procedures and is internationally regarded for changing people's lives by improving their sight.