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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Cardiology & Heart Surgery is made up of 720 hospitals. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 1,321 inpatients in need of a high level of expertise in this specialty were treated there in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The top 50 hospitals are ranked, based on score. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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Showing 11–20 of 720

Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Survival Success in keeping patients safe Cardiology & Heart Surgery patient volume Nurse staffing Nurse Magnet recognition
#11

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

68.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 13.6%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

6,237 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#12

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

68.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.7%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

4,981 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#13

Mount Sinai Medical Center

68.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.7%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

11,029 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#14

Houston Methodist Hospital

66.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.3%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

8,768 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#15

NYU Langone Medical Center

66.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.4%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,093 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#16

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

66.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 10.5%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Medium

50

3,437 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#17

Barnes-​Jewish Hospital/​Washington University

65.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.8%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

9,441 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#17

UCLA Medical Center

65.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.4%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

4,590 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.9

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#19

University Hospitals Case Medical Center

64.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.5%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

5,497 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#20

Loyola University Medical Center

63.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.8%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

High

75

4,169 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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