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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

University of California, Davis Medical Center

51.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

3,045 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

University of Chicago Medical Center

51.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.8%

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

Medium

50

3,333 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.7

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

University of Cincinnati Medical Center

49.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

2,700 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

High

75

Score: 1.9

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

51.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.8%

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

Medium

50

2,964 discharges

Medium=2,500-​3,499

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital

Lexington, KY

36.1 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Low

5

2,455 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

University of Maryland Medical Center

55.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.8%

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

High

75

4,072 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

University of Miami Hospital

33.2 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

4,749 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

University of Miami-​Jackson Memorial Medical Center

40.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.9%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

High

75

4,322 discharges

High=3,500-​4,499

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

University of Minnesota Medical Center

47.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.8%

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

Low

5

2,497 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

University of Mississippi Health Care

31.4 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Low

5

2,275 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

High

75

Score: 1.9

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

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