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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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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
#20

Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Clinics

63.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 4.0%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,639 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#22

Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

62.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

7,522 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#23

University of Kansas Hospital

62.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.6%

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

High

75

4,093 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#24

Ochsner Medical Center

61.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 4.1%

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

7,858 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#25

Lenox Hill Hospital

61.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.5%

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

5,487 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#25

Yale-​New Haven Hospital

61.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.4%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

6,923 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#27

UPMC-​University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

61.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.5%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

13,069 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#28

Rush University Medical Center

60.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

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

Medium

50

3,090 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#29

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

60.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.3%

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

10,989 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

#30

IU Health Academic Health Center

60.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.7%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

7,185 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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