Press Release

Disclosures: Farrugia is president and CEO of Mayo Clinic.
July 28, 2020
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Mayo Clinic again named best hospital in US


Press Release

Disclosures: Farrugia is president and CEO of Mayo Clinic.
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Mayo Clinic has been ranked the No. 1 hospital nationwide by U.S. News and World Report, the fifth consecutive year that the hospital in Rochester, Minn., has received the top spot on the publication’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll list.

“To be ranked the No. 1 hospital in the nation for 5 years consecutively is a testament to the excellence of our remarkable staff, who put our patients' needs first — even, and especially, during a pandemic," Gianrico Farrugia, MD, president and CEO of Mayo Clinic, said in a press release. “We are grateful for this recognition as we know patients and their families turn to rankings like these when they are deciding where to go for care, and we do want them to come to Mayo Clinic for their complex or serious care.”

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Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital have been named the top three hospitals in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Photo credit: Adobe Stock.

Cleveland Clinic was No. 2 and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore was No. 3 on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll list. Overall, 20 hospitals were included on the list “for delivering exceptional treatment across multiple areas of care,” according to U.S. News:

  1. Mayo Clinic, Rochester
  2. Cleveland Clinic
  3. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
  4. New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Cornell, New York (tie)
  5. UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles (tie)
  6. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  7. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
  8. UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco
  9. NYU Langone Hospitals
  10. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
  11. University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor
  12. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
  13. Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, California
  14. Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
  15. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian, Philadelphia
  16. Mayo Clinic-Phoenix
  17. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
  18. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Saint Louis (tie)
  19. Keck Medical Center of USC, Los Angeles (tie)
  20. Houston Methodist Hospital

U.S. News also compared more than 4,500 medical centers in 16 specialties and 10 procedures and conditions across the U.S. The data were not affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which began after the data-collection period, according to a press release.

In the specialty rankings, hospitals that ranked No. 1 included: