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 this year, Mayo Clinic tops the list for the very first time.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N.Y.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
University of California, San Francisco Medical
Center, San Francisco, Calif.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash.
*University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh,
*Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Barnes–Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.
NOTE: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh,
Pa. and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif. tied for 12th place.