Best Hospitals in Minnesota

Minnesota has about 150 hospitals, five of which are nationally ranked. Ten other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks hospitals in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Minneapolis-St. Paul

Best Hospitals by Region

Central Minnesota, Northeastern Minnesota, Northwestern Minnesota, Southern Minnesota

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

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Recognized in Southern Minnesota

16 Nationally Ranked Specialties
#2

Allina Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Minneapolis, MN

Ranked #1 in Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area

Includes data from: Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

10 Nationally Ranked Specialties
2 High-Performing Specialties
#3

University of Minnesota Medical Center

Minneapolis, MN

Ranked #2 in Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
11 High-Performing Specialties
#4

Allina Mercy Hospital

Coon Rapids, MN

Ranked #3 in Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
10 High-Performing Specialties

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#5

St. John's Hospital

St. Paul, MN

Ranked #4 in Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
8 High-Performing Specialties
#6

United Hospital of St. Paul

St. Paul, MN

Ranked #5 in Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area

10 High-Performing Specialties
#7

St. Cloud Hospital

St. Cloud, MN

Recognized in Central Minnesota

9 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Allina Unity Hospital

Fridley, MN

Ranked #6 in Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area

7 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Fairview Southdale Hospital

Edina, MN

Ranked #6 in Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area

7 High-Performing Specialties
#8

North Memorial Hospital

Robbinsdale, MN

Ranked #6 in Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area

7 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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