Best Hospitals 2016-17

boat1U.S. News & World Report announced its 27th annual Best Hospitals rankings to help patients make more informed health care decisions. U.S. News compared nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions.

2016–17 Best Hospitals Honor Roll

  1. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  2. Cleveland Clinic
  3. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  4. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
  5. UCLA Medical Center
  6. New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
  7. UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco
  8. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
  9. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian, Philadelphia
  10. NYU Langone Medical Center
  11. Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis
  12. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Pittsburgh
  13. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
  14. Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital, Stanford, Calif.
  15. Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
  16. Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C.
  17. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
  18. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor
  19. Houston Methodist Hospital
  20. University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora


Top Five Best Hospitals in Selected Specialties

Top 5: Cancer
  1. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  2. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York
  3. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  4. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Boston
  5. UCLA Medical Center
Top 5: Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  1. Cleveland Clinic
  2. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  3. New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
  4. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  5. Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C.
Top 5: Orthopedics
  1. Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
  2. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  3. Cleveland Clinic
  4. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
  5. Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York


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