Monday, July 27, 2009


The US News and World Report 2009

The 'Best Hospitals' for 2009

Hospitals are listed below by total points. Here are the 21 hospitals that made the magazine's honor roll (two are tied for 10th place):

  1. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
  2. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  3. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
  4. Cleveland Clinic
  5. Massachusetts General, Boston
  6. New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
  7. University of California-San Francisco Medical Center
  8. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  9. Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis
  10. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
  11. Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
  12. University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
  13. UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  14. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor
  15. Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, Calif.
  16. Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn.
  17. New York University Medical Center
  18. Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.
  19. Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
  20. Methodist Hospital, Houston
  21. Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus

Top Hospitals by Specialty

Here are the No. 1 hospitals in each specialty, according to U.S. News and World Report:

  • Cancer: M.D. Anderson Center, University of Texas, Houston
  • Diabetes and endocrine disorders: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • Digestive disorders: Mayo Clinic
  • Ear, nose, throat: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
  • Geriatric care: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
  • Gynecology: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
  • Heart and heart surgery: Cleveland Clinic
  • Kidney disorders: Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Neurology and neurosurgery: Mayo Clinic
  • Ophthalmology: Bascon Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami
  • Orthopaedics: Mayo Clinic
  • Psychiatry: Massachusetts General, Boston
  • Rehabilitation: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Respiratory disorders: National Jewish Hospital, Denver
  • Rheumatology: Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Urology: Johns Hopkins Hospital
John Hopkins is tops again for the 19th Year.

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