Best Hospitals in Iowa

Iowa has one hospital that is nationally ranked. Seven other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. Two are in the Des Moines metro area.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Des Moines

Best Hospitals by Region

Central Iowa, Eastern Iowa, Western Iowa

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

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

Recognized in Eastern Iowa

6 Nationally Ranked Specialties
8 High-Performing Specialties
#2

Genesis Medical Center-Davenport

Davenport, IA

Recognized in Eastern Iowa

6 High-Performing Specialties
#2

Iowa Methodist Medical Center

Des Moines, IA

Recognized in Des Moines metro area

Recognized in Central Iowa

6 High-Performing Specialties
#2

Mercy Medical Center Des Moines

Des Moines, IA

Recognized in Des Moines metro area

Recognized in Central Iowa

6 High-Performing Specialties

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#2

St. Luke's Hospital

Cedar Rapids, IA

Recognized in Eastern Iowa

6 High-Performing Specialties
#6

Alegent Creighton Mercy Hospital

Council Bluffs, IA

Recognized in Omaha metro area

Recognized in Western Iowa

3 High-Performing Specialties
#7

Mercy Medical Center

Cedar Rapids, IA

Recognized in Eastern Iowa

1 High-Performing Specialty
#7

Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City

Sioux City, IA

Recognized in Western Iowa

1 High-Performing Specialty

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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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