America’s Best Hospitals, 2013

The annual U.S. News & World Report list of the United States' best hospitals is prepared by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. Nearly 5,000 medical centers were analyzed to produce this year's Honor Roll recognizing 18 hospitals, each of which excels in many specialties. In 2012, after a 21-year reign, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. was dethroned by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston as the number one hospital. But Johns Hopkins regains the top spot for 2013.

  1. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.

  2. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

  3. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

  4. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

  5. UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

  6. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill.

  7. *New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N.Y.

  8. *University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif.

  9. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass.

  10. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.

  11. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.

  12. Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

  13. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

  14. NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, N.Y.

  15. Barnes–Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.

  16. Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, Ind.

  17. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Penn.

  18. University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio


NOTE: New York-Presbyterian University Hospital and UCSF Medical Center tied for 7th place.

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