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What are some highly-rated heart hospitals?

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A few highly rated heart hospitals are Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell and Duke University Hospital, as noted by U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 hospital ranking for cardiology and heart surgery. These hospitals are the top four on this ranking list. Some other hospitals included on this top 10 list are Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Cleveland Clinic takes first place on this list provided by U.S. News & World Report. This hospital has held first place on this list for the past 20 years, as stated by Becker's Hospital Review. At Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute, surgeons have realized more than 11,000 different heart procedures.

In second place is Mayo Clinic's heart program, which is located in Rochester, Minnesota. There are more than 300 heart specialists at this hospital. There is also a cardiology research center affiliated with Mayo Clinic that has seven disease programs. Additionally, Truven Health Analytics chose this hospital as one of the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the United States, notes Becker's Hospital Review.

New York-Presbyterian University Hospital has third place on U.S. News & World Report's top 10 list. This hospital was founded in New York City in 1977 and is known for its heart transplant program, which has the record for performing the most heart transplant surgeries in the U.S.

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