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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 41–50 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

Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

42.0 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

7,912 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

#43

Advocate Christ Medical Center

57.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

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

7,890 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

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: √

#36

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

59.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.0%

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

7,814 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

New Hanover Regional Medical Center

45.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

7,805 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

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: √

Southcoast Hospitals Group

31.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

7,672 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Jackson-​Madison County General Hospital

30.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

7,601 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Low

5

Score: 1.1

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

#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: √

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

52.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.9%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

7,503 discharges

Highest=4,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

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