Best Hospitals in Tennessee

Tennessee has more than 150 hospitals, two of which are nationally ranked. Nine other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks hospitals in the Memphis and Nashville metro areas.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville

Best Hospitals by Region

Eastern Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, Western Tennessee

State Rank Hospital No. of Specialties Nationally Ranked No. of Specialties High-Performing
#11

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis

Memphis, TN

Ranked #2 in Memphis metro area

Recognized in Western Tennessee

1 High-Performing Specialty
#11

Centennial Medical Center

Nashville, TN

Ranked #3 in Nashville metro area

Recognized in Middle Tennessee

1 High-Performing Specialty
#11

Indian Path Medical Center

Kingsport, TN

Recognized in Eastern Tennessee

1 High-Performing Specialty
#11

Mercy Medical Center St. Mary's

Knoxville, TN

Recognized in Knoxville metro area

Recognized in Eastern Tennessee

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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