U.S. News & World Report Issues 2008 Best U.S. Hospitals List

On July 10, 2008, U.S. News & World Report issued its 2008 list of the best U.S. hospitals (for adults). The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center was rated #1 in Cancer, Brigham and Women’s Hospital was rated #1 in gynecology, and Johns Hopkins was rated #1 overall. If you would like more information regarding the 2008 U.S. News & World Report best U.S. hospitals ranking, click here. To read “Your ‘Best Hospitals’ Questions Answered,” written by U.S. News & World Report’s Avery Comarow, click here.  U.S. News & World Report issued its 2008 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” last month.  If you would like to review the 2008 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” List, click here.

Top 10 U.S. Hospitals: Cancer

Top 10 U.S. Hospitals: Gynecology

Top 10 U.S. Hospitals (highest scores in at least six medical specialties)

1. Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
2. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
3. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
4. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
5. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts Univ. of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
6. University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington New York-Presbyterian Univ. Hospital of Columbia & Cornell, New York, New York New York-Presbyterian Univ. Hospital of Columbia & Cornell, New York, New York
7. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Magee-Womens Hospital of Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Univ. of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center
8. Univ. of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio -Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts/-Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
9. Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, California Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
10. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Hospital of the Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/-University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington

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