Best Hospitals in Boston, Mass.

Of all 75 hospitals in the Boston, Massachusetts metropolitan area, the 14 listed below are the top-ranking. This metro area includes Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, and Quincy.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Metro Rank Hospital No. of Specialties Nationally Ranked No. of Specialties High-Performing
#1

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Ranked #1 in Massachusetts

16 Nationally Ranked Specialties
#2

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

Ranked #2 in Massachusetts

12 Nationally Ranked Specialties
2 High-Performing Specialties
#3

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, MA

Ranked #4 in Massachusetts

Includes data from: Joslin Clinic and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

2 Nationally Ranked Specialties
10 High-Performing Specialties
#4

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Burlington, MA

Ranked #5 in Massachusetts

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
10 High-Performing Specialties

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#5

South Shore Hospital

South Weymouth, MA

Ranked #6 in Massachusetts

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
9 High-Performing Specialties
#6

McLean Hospital

Belmont, MA

Ranked #7 in Massachusetts

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
#6

New England Baptist Hospital

Boston, MA

Ranked #7 in Massachusetts

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
#8

Boston Medical Center

Boston, MA

Ranked #10 in Massachusetts

7 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Tufts Medical Center

Boston, MA

Ranked #10 in Massachusetts

7 High-Performing Specialties
#10

Lowell General Hospital

Lowell, MA

Ranked #12 in Massachusetts

4 High-Performing Specialties

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The Methodology & Awards

Gold — Nationally Ranked: hospitals that excel in difficult cases in one or more specialties.

Silver — High-Performing: hospitals in the tier just below nationally ranked Best Hospitals.

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