Best Hospitals in Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

Of all 20 hospitals in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina metropolitan area, the 6 listed below are the top-ranking. This metro area includes Cary and Chapel Hill.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

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

Duke University Medical Center

Durham, NC

Ranked #1 in North Carolina

13 Nationally Ranked Specialties
2 High-Performing Specialties
#2

University of North Carolina Hospitals

Chapel Hill, NC

Ranked #3 in North Carolina

3 Nationally Ranked Specialties
8 High-Performing Specialties
#3

Duke Regional Hospital

Durham, NC

Ranked #4 in North Carolina

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
9 High-Performing Specialties
#4

WakeMed Health and Hospitals

Raleigh, NC

Ranked #5 in North Carolina

9 High-Performing Specialties

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#5

Rex Healthcare

Raleigh, NC

Ranked #8 in North Carolina

8 High-Performing Specialties
#6

Duke Raleigh Hospital

Raleigh, NC

Ranked #16 in North Carolina

4 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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