Best Hospitals in Colorado

Colorado has 100 hospitals, three of which are nationally ranked. Fourteen other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks hospitals in the Denver metro area.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Colorado Springs, Denver

Best Hospitals by Region

Northeastern Colorado, Northwestern Colorado, Southeastern Colorado, Southwestern Colorado

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

University of Colorado Hospital

Aurora, CO

Ranked #1 in Denver metro area

5 Nationally Ranked Specialties
9 High-Performing Specialties
#2

Craig Hospital

Englewood, CO

Ranked #2 in Denver metro area

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
#3

Porter Adventist Hospital

Denver, CO

Ranked #3 in Denver metro area

9 High-Performing Specialties
#4

Medical Center of Aurora

Aurora, CO

Ranked #4 in Denver metro area

8 High-Performing Specialties

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#4

Poudre Valley Hospital

Fort Collins, CO

Recognized in Northeastern Colorado

8 High-Performing Specialties
#6

Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center

Denver, CO

Ranked #5 in Denver metro area

6 High-Performing Specialties
#7

Medical Center of the Rockies

Loveland, CO

Recognized in Northeastern Colorado

5 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Denver Health Medical Center

Denver, CO

Ranked #6 in Denver metro area

4 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Rose Medical Center

Denver, CO

Ranked #6 in Denver metro area

4 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Sky Ridge Medical Center

Lone Tree, CO

Ranked #6 in Denver metro area

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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