Best Hospitals in Virginia

Virginia has four hospitals that are nationally ranked. Sixteen other hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state. U.S. News also ranks hospitals in the Richmond and Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News metro areas.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

Best Hospitals by Metro Area

Richmond, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (Hampton Roads)

Best Hospitals by Region

Central Virginia, Northern Virginia, Shenandoah Valley, Southwestern Virginia, Tidewater

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

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Norfolk, VA

Ranked #1 in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (Hampton Roads) metro area

Includes data from: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital-Sentara Heart Hospital

2 Nationally Ranked Specialties
8 High-Performing Specialties
#1

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

Richmond, VA

Ranked #1 in Richmond metro area

Recognized in Central Virginia

2 Nationally Ranked Specialties
8 High-Performing Specialties
#3

Inova Fairfax Hospital

Falls Church, VA

Ranked #1 in Washington DC metro area

Recognized in Northern Virginia

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
11 High-Performing Specialties
#4

University of Virginia Medical Center

Charlottesville, VA

Recognized in Central Virginia

1 Nationally Ranked Specialty
9 High-Performing Specialties

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#5

Winchester Medical Center

Winchester, VA

Recognized in Shenandoah Valley

9 High-Performing Specialties
#6

Centra Health

Lynchburg, VA

Recognized in Central Virginia

8 High-Performing Specialties
#6

Inova Alexandria Hospital

Alexandria, VA

Ranked #6 in Washington DC metro area

Recognized in Northern Virginia

8 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Roanoke, VA

6 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Inova Loudoun Hospital

Leesburg, VA

Ranked #7 in Washington DC metro area

Recognized in Northern Virginia

6 High-Performing Specialties
#8

Martha Jefferson Hospital

Charlottesville, VA

Recognized in Central Virginia

6 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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