Which hospitals in Denver offer superior care?

Regardless of your age or health, moving to a city that features superior medical facilities offers peace of mind. It can be comforting to know that highly competent doctors, nurses and medical staffs are located nearby. Consider buying one of the houses for sale in Denver to gain access to some of the top-rated hospitals and medical programs in the United States.

University of Colorado Hospital
Located outside of Denver in Aurora, this hospital is dedicated to serving the residents of the Rocky Mountain region. At 1635 Aurora Court in Aurora, the hospital recently unveiled a new $20 million dollar expansion of the Anschutz Cancer Pavilion, reports the Denver Business Journal.

The five-story addition provides 148,000 square feet of more space to the hospital and an additional 11,500 cancer patients will be treated annually, reports the news source. Included in the new area are waiting and reception areas, and radiation therapy, urologic oncology, bone marrow transplant and surgical programs.

According to U.S. News & World Report, the University of Colorado Hospital is ranked number one in the metro and offers five nationally ranked specialties. These include pulmonology, nephrology, rheumatology, cancer and neurology and neurosurgery.

Craig Hospital
A long-term acute care and rehabilitation hospital, Craig Hospital at 3425 South Clarkson Street in Englewood is ranked as the second best medical facility in Denver. The hospital specializes in neurorehabilitation and has a staff that actively researches spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries.

The hospital is recommended as a Model Systems Center by the U.S. National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. In addition, the medical facility has earned a spot on U.S. News & World Report's Top 10 Rehabilitation Hospitals for 22 consecutive years.

With 93 beds, this private, not-for-profit hospital provides patients with a comprehensive treatment program. Almost 50 percent of patients are not Colorado residents, and in 2010, Craig Hospital medical professionals treated individuals from 48 different states and a few different countries.

Whether a potential homebuyer knowingly needs medical services at the time of a property purchase or just wants peace of mind, living near one of these high-quality medical facilities can be beneficial. The MLS listings in Denver can provide a comprehensive list of homes in close proximity to either of these hospitals.