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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

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: √

Riverside Methodist Hospital-​Ohio Health

43.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.8%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

7,727 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.9

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

UCSF Medical Center

55.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.8%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Low

5

2,479 discharges

Low=2,000-​2,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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: √

Mercy Medical Center Des Moines

42.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.6%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,421 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

#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

#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: √

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

52.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.4%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

5,110 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

#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: √

#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: √

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