Massachusetts General Hospital

Badge: nationally ranked Nationally Ranked Hospital

Ranked #1 in Massachusetts

Ranked #1 in Boston metro area

Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA is ranked nationally in 16 adult and 6 pediatric specialties. Massachusetts General Hospital is a 945-bed general medical and surgical facility with 47,118 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 18,972 annual inpatient and 21,518 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 89,475 visits. Massachusetts General Hospital is a teaching hospital.

U.S. News included the following facilities in evaluating Massachusetts General Hospital:

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children in pediatrics.

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts General Hospital in multiple specialties.

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in rehabilitation.

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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Pediatric Specialties

This hospital was one of 87 facilities that made the rankings in at least one of the 10 specialties analyzed for the 2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals.

Nationally Ranked

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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Affiliated Hospitals or Services

Location & Contact Information

Massachusetts General Hospital

55 Fruit Street

Boston, MA 02114-2696

(617) 726–2000

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