Best Hospitals in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has nine hospitals that are nationally ranked. Eleven other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks hospitals in the Boston metro area.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Boston, Springfield, Worcester

Best Hospitals by Region

Cape Cod, Central & Western Massachusetts

State Rank Hospital No. of Specialties Nationally Ranked No. of Specialties High-Performing
#10

Tufts Medical Center

Boston, MA

Ranked #8 in Boston metro area

7 High-Performing Specialties
#12

Lowell General Hospital

Lowell, MA

Ranked #10 in Boston metro area

4 High-Performing Specialties
#12

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Newton Lower Falls, MA

Ranked #10 in Boston metro area

4 High-Performing Specialties
#14

Milford Regional Medical Center

Milford, MA

Recognized in Worcester metro area

Recognized in Central & Western Massachusetts

2 High-Performing Specialties

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#14

North Shore Medical Center

Salem, MA

Ranked #12 in Boston metro area

2 High-Performing Specialties
#14

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Worcester, MA

Recognized in Worcester metro area

Recognized in Central & Western Massachusetts

2 High-Performing Specialties
#17

Cape Cod Hospital

Hyannis, MA

Recognized in Cape Cod

1 High-Performing Specialty
#17

Good Samaritan Medical Center

Brockton, MA

Ranked #13 in Boston metro area

1 High-Performing Specialty
#17

Jordan Hospital

Plymouth, MA

Ranked #13 in Boston metro area

1 High-Performing Specialty
#17

Southcoast Hospitals Group

Fall River, MA

Ranked #3 in Providence metro area

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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