To create the overall best hospitals list, U.S. News assigned hospitals points for each specialty, condition or procedure they ranked for; many hospitals ranked for multiple specialties and conditions.
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota was recognized with the No. 1 spot on the best hospitals list, a position it held in 2018 as well.
To help patients find hospitals closer to home, U.S. News also ranked hospitals regionally, providing lists by state, city and region. U.S. News included 569 hospitals, or about 1 in 10 of the nation’s hospitals, in its regional rankings.
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U.S. News & World Report’s top 20 hospitals for 2019-2020
1. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
2. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
3. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
4. Cleveland Clinic
5. New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Cornell, New York
6. UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
7. UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco
8. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
9. NYU Langone Hospitals, New York
10. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
11. University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor
12. Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital, Stanford, California
13. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
14. Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
15. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Pittsburgh
16. Keck Hospital of USC, Los Angeles
17. University of Wisconsin Hospitals, Madison
18. (tie) Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian, Philadelphia
18. (tie) Mayo Clinic-Phoenix
20. (tie) Houston Methodist Hospital
20. (tie) Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut