Dr. Thomas Bashore of Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Raymond Gibbons of Mayo Clinic and Dr. Steven Nissen of Cleveland Clinic are cardiologists ranked in the top 1 percent of their field, according to Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support. All cardiology specialists included are associated with a top-ranking U.S. hospital.
Cleveland Clinic of Ohio, Mayo Clinic of Minnesota and Massachusetts General Hospital are ranked in the top five providers of cardiology and heart surgery in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. The ranking is based on a review of 694 hospitals that admitted at least 1,349 cardiology patients from 2011 to 2013. The complete list of 50 hospitals and their scorecards can be found on the U.S. News & World Report website, as well as a directory of top providers by state.