What Are the Top 10 Hospitals in the United States?


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The top hospital in the United States is the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. This is according to U.S. News & World Report. For children, it ranked Boston Children's Hospital as number one.

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What Are the Top 10 Hospitals in the United States?
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The report by U.S. News & World is widely reported. It bases its analysis on data from 5,000 hospitals as well as surveys with doctors. It ranks each hospital in 16 specialties for adults, and 10 specialties for children. The specialties include things like cancer, urology and orthopedics. Reputation, death rates and safety are some of the ranking factors that are considered.

Top 10 hospitals in the United States

  • Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota
  • Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston
  • John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore
  • Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland
  • UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles
  • New York Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell in New York
  • Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania / Penn Presbyterian in Philadelphia
  • UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago

Top 10 hospitals for children

  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Texas Children's Hospital in Houston
  • Children's Hospital in Los Angeles
  • Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio
  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore
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