Best Hospitals in Washington, DC

Of all 56 hospitals in the Washington DC metropolitan area, the 21 listed below are the top-ranking. This metro area includes Alexandria and Arlington County, Va., and Bethesda and Rockville, Md.

How We Rank Hospitals

Rankings in Metro Areas

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

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

Rockville, MD

Ranked #16 in Maryland

4 High-Performing Specialties
#12

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center

Woodbridge, VA

Ranked #13 in Virginia

2 High-Performing Specialties
#12

Suburban Hospital

Bethesda, MD

Ranked #19 in Maryland

2 High-Performing Specialties
#14

Doctors Community Hospital

Lanham, MD

Ranked #21 in Maryland

1 High-Performing Specialty

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#14

Frederick Memorial Hospital

Frederick, MD

Ranked #21 in Maryland

1 High-Performing Specialty
#14

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Fairfax, VA

Ranked #16 in Virginia

1 High-Performing Specialty
#14

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Alexandria, VA

Ranked #16 in Virginia

1 High-Performing Specialty
#14

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

Clinton, MD

Ranked #21 in Maryland

1 High-Performing Specialty
#14

Prince George's Hospital Center

Cheverly, MD

Ranked #21 in Maryland

1 High-Performing Specialty
#14

Reston Hospital Center

Reston, VA

Ranked #16 in Virginia

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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