Best Hospitals in Florida

Florida has more than 260 hospitals, ten of which are nationally ranked. Twenty other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks Florida hospitals in metro areas, including Jacksonville, Miami, and Orlando.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Jacksonville, Lakeland (Polk County), Miami-Fort Lauderdale , Orlando, Palm Bay-Melbourne (Brevard County), Sarasota-Bradenton, Tampa-St. Petersburg

Best Hospitals by Region

Central Florida, Florida Panhandle, Northern Florida, Southern Florida

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

Florida Hospital

Orlando, FL

Ranked #1 in Orlando metro area

Recognized in Central Florida

8 Nationally Ranked Specialties
4 High-Performing Specialties
#2

Tampa General Hospital

Tampa, FL

Ranked #1 in Tampa-St. Petersburg metro area

Recognized in Central Florida

6 Nationally Ranked Specialties
6 High-Performing Specialties
#3

Shands at the University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Recognized in Northern Florida

5 Nationally Ranked Specialties
7 High-Performing Specialties
#4

Baptist Medical Center

Jacksonville, FL

Ranked #1 in Jacksonville metro area

Recognized in Northern Florida

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
10 High-Performing Specialties

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#4

Mayo Clinic

Jacksonville, FL

Ranked #1 in Jacksonville metro area

Recognized in Northern Florida

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
10 High-Performing Specialties
#6

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Sarasota, FL

Recognized in Sarasota-Bradenton metro area

Recognized in Southern Florida

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
6 High-Performing Specialties
#6

University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Medical Center

Miami, FL

Ranked #1 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area

Recognized in Southern Florida

Includes data from: University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
6 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Ranked #2 in Tampa-St. Petersburg metro area

Recognized in Central Florida

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
3 High-Performing Specialties
#9

Baptist Hospital of Miami

Miami, FL

Ranked #2 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area

Recognized in Southern Florida

11 High-Performing Specialties
#9

Shands Jacksonville Medical Center

Jacksonville, FL

Ranked #3 in Jacksonville metro area

Recognized in Northern Florida

11 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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