Best Hospitals in California

California has about 430 hospitals, 17 of which are nationally ranked. Forty-one other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks California hospitals in many metro areas, including Los Angeles and San Francisco-Oakland.

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Regional Hospitals Legend
Hospital Rank Cancer Cardiology and heart surgery Diabetes and endocrinology Ear, nose and throat Gastroenterology and GI surgery Geriatrics Gynecology Nephrology Neurology and neurosurgery Opthalmology Orthopedics Psychiatry Pulmonology Rehabilitation Rheumatology Urology
Hospital Rank Cancer Cardiology and heart surgery Diabetes and endocrinology Ear, nose and throat Gastroenterology and GI surgery Geriatrics Gynecology Nephrology Neurology and neurosurgery Ophthalmology Orthopedics Psychiatry Pulmonology Rehabilitation Rheumatology Urology  
UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Includes data from: Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA Medical Center

#1 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Palo Alto, CA
#2 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
#2 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
#4 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
UC San Diego Medical Center
San Diego, CA
#5 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Clinics
La Jolla, CA

Includes data from: Scripps Green Hospital

#6 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
John Muir Medical Center
Walnut Creek, CA
#7 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
Keck Hospital of USC
Los Angeles, CA

Includes data from: Doheny Eye Institute, USC University Hospital

#8 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
Orange, CA
#9 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
Huntington Memorial Hospital
Pasadena, CA
#10 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
John Muir Medical Center
Concord, CA
#11 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
City of Hope
Duarte, CA
#12 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA
#13 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach, CA
#14 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  
USC Norris Cancer Hospital
Los Angeles, CA
#15 Nationally Ranked Nationally Ranked  

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