Best Hospitals in Texas

Texas has nine hospitals that are nationally ranked. Forty-two other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks hospitals in the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio metro areas.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Houston, McAllen (Hidalgo County), San Antonio

Best Hospitals by Region

Big Bend Country, Gulf Coast, Hill Country, Panhandle Plains, Piney Woods, Praries and Lakes, South Texas Plains

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

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

Ranked #1 in Houston metro area

Recognized in Gulf Coast

Includes data from: Cullen Eye Institute-Baylor, Methodist Hospital

12 Nationally Ranked Specialties
2 High-Performing Specialties
#2

Baylor University Medical Center

Dallas, TX

Ranked #1 in Dallas-Fort Worth metro area

Recognized in Praries and Lakes

7 Nationally Ranked Specialties
5 High-Performing Specialties
#3

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, TX

Ranked #2 in Dallas-Fort Worth metro area

Recognized in Praries and Lakes

4 Nationally Ranked Specialties
9 High-Performing Specialties
#4

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

Houston, TX

Ranked #2 in Houston metro area

Recognized in Gulf Coast

Includes data from: Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

4 Nationally Ranked Specialties
8 High-Performing Specialties

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#5

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Ranked #3 in Houston metro area

Recognized in Gulf Coast

4 Nationally Ranked Specialties
5 High-Performing Specialties
#6

University Hospital

San Antonio, TX

Ranked #1 in San Antonio metro area

Recognized in South Texas Plains

2 Nationally Ranked Specialties
6 High-Performing Specialties
#7

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Houston, TX

Ranked #4 in Houston metro area

Recognized in Gulf Coast

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
8 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Menninger Clinic

Houston, TX

Ranked #5 in Houston metro area

Recognized in Gulf Coast

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
#10

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital

Fort Worth, TX

Ranked #3 in Dallas-Fort Worth metro area

Recognized in Praries and Lakes

11 High-Performing Specialties
#11

Seton Medical Center

Austin, TX

Ranked #1 in Austin metro area

Recognized in Hill Country

9 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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