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
#21

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Lake Forest, IL

Ranked #19 in Chicago metro area

5 High-Performing Specialties
#21

Provena St. Mary's Hospital

Kankakee, IL

Recognized in East Central Illinois

5 High-Performing Specialties
#21

Swedish Covenant Hospital

Chicago, IL

Ranked #19 in Chicago metro area

5 High-Performing Specialties
#21

University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago

Chicago, IL

Ranked #19 in Chicago metro area

5 High-Performing Specialties

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#25

Cadence Health Delnor Hospital

Geneva, IL

Ranked #22 in Chicago metro area

4 High-Performing Specialties
#25

MacNeal Hospital

Berwyn, IL

Ranked #22 in Chicago metro area

4 High-Performing Specialties
#25

MetroSouth Medical Center

Blue Island, IL

Ranked #22 in Chicago metro area

4 High-Performing Specialties
#28

Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital

La Grange, IL

Ranked #25 in Chicago metro area

3 High-Performing Specialties
#28

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

Elmhurst, IL

Ranked #25 in Chicago metro area

3 High-Performing Specialties
#28

Memorial Medical Center

Springfield, IL

Recognized in West Central Illinois

3 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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