Brigham and Women's Hospital

Badge: nationally ranked Nationally Ranked Hospital

Ranked #2 in Massachusetts

Ranked #2 in Boston metro area

Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA is ranked nationally in 12 adult specialties. It was also high-performing in 2 adult specialties, as shown below. Brigham and Women's Hospital is a 779-bed general medical and surgical facility with 45,352 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 18,626 annual inpatient and 13,325 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 62,098 visits. Brigham and Women's Hospital is a teaching hospital.

U.S. News included the following facilities in evaluating Brigham and Women's Hospital:

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in cancer.

Adult Specialties

This hospital was among 147 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,806 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.

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Patient Satisfaction

Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.


Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:

State Average
National Average
Probably or definitely not
State Average
National Average

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For more about this hospital, see hospital details. The information shown is provided by the American Hospital Association, which compiles data on all U.S. hospitals through an annual survey and from other sources. Hospital ownership, number of doctors and nurses, volume of births and ER visits, and available services such as sports medicine are just a few examples of data collected by the AHA. Find out more at

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Location & Contact Information

Brigham and Women's Hospital

75 Francis Street

Boston, MA 02115-6110

(617) 732–5500

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