Best Hospitals in Illinois

Illinois has 10 nationally ranked hospitals. Thirty-seven other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks hospitals in the Chicago metro area.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Chicago

Best Hospitals by Region

East Central Illinois, Northwestern Illinois, Southern Illinois, West Central Illinois

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

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

Ranked #1 in Chicago metro area

12 Nationally Ranked Specialties
2 High-Performing Specialties
#2

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Ranked #2 in Chicago metro area

9 Nationally Ranked Specialties
4 High-Performing Specialties
#3

Advocate Christ Medical Center

Oak Lawn, IL

Ranked #3 in Chicago metro area

2 Nationally Ranked Specialties
10 High-Performing Specialties
#3

Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Elk Grove Village, IL

Ranked #3 in Chicago metro area

2 Nationally Ranked Specialties
10 High-Performing Specialties

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#3

Loyola University Medical Center

Maywood, IL

Ranked #3 in Chicago metro area

2 Nationally Ranked Specialties
10 High-Performing Specialties
#3

University of Chicago Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Ranked #3 in Chicago metro area

2 Nationally Ranked Specialties
10 High-Performing Specialties
#7

NorthShore Evanston Hospital

Evanston, IL

Ranked #7 in Chicago metro area

2 Nationally Ranked Specialties
9 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Cadence Health Central DuPage Hospital

Winfield, IL

Ranked #8 in Chicago metro area

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
10 High-Performing Specialties
#9

St. Alexius Medical Center

Hoffman Estates, IL

Ranked #9 in Chicago metro area

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
8 High-Performing Specialties
#10

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Ranked #10 in Chicago metro area

1 Nationally Ranked 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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