The best hospital in Maryland is Johns Hopkins Hospital, which is nationally ranked in 15 specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report. Other nationally ranked hospitals in Maryland are Mercy Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, and Sheppard and Enock Pratt Hospital; all these hospitals are in Baltimore.
Johns Hopkins Hospital is the top-ranked hospital in the United States in the specialty of rheumatology, as U.S. News and World Report points out. Its ear, nose and throat department is ranked second in the country, and it gains a third-place ranking for its neurology and neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry and urology departments. Other top-10 departments at Johns Hopkins include diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, cancer and nephrology.