U.S. News Best Hospitals

Top-Ranked Hospitals for Cardiology & Heart Surgery

You can find information here about 708 hospitals in Cardiology & Heart Surgery. All treat significant numbers of difficult patients – a hospital is listed only if it treated at least 1,335 such inpatients in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The 50 top-scoring hospitals are ranked. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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Showing 11–20 of 708

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#11

NYU Langone Medical Center

70.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.3%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

5,299 discharges

Highest: 4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest: 2.0 or above

#12

UCLA Medical Center

70.3 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 4.2%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

4,654 discharges

Highest: 4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest: 2.0 or above

#13

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

69.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

5,248 discharges

Highest: 4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High: 1.7-​1.9

#14

Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

69.3 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 14.6%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

8,519 discharges

Highest: 4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High: 1.7-​1.9

#15

Barnes-​Jewish Hospital/​Washington University

68.0 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 4.8%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

9,763 discharges

Highest: 4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest: 2.0 or above

#16

Emory University Hospital

67.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 8.2%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

5,676 discharges

Highest: 4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High: 1.7-​1.9

#16

Johns Hopkins Hospital

67.8 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 20.8%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

High

75

4,350 discharges

High: 3,500-​4,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest: 2.0 or above

#18

Houston Methodist Hospital

67.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 4.6%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

8,462 discharges

Highest: 4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High: 1.7-​1.9

#18

Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Clinics

67.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

5,794 discharges

Highest: 4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.7

Highest: 2.0 or above

#18

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

67.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 7.2%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

High

75

3,518 discharges

High: 3,500-​4,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest: 2.0 or above

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