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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Ear, Nose & Throat

More than 690 hospitals are listed in Ear, Nose & Throat. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 25 inpatients in need of a high level of expertise in this specialty were treated there in 2009, 2010 and 2011 or if enough specialists recommended the hospital for such patients. The top 50 hospitals are ranked, based on score. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

61.6 / 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

High

75

63 discharges

High=50-​99

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#39

Akron General Medical Center

68.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

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

Medium

50

37 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

#49

Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Elk Grove Village, IL

66.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

38 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Banner Baywood Medical Center

47.7 / 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

31 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Baylor Regional Medical Center

56.2 / 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

High

75

65 discharges

High=50-​99

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

#26

Baystate Medical Center

71.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

High

75

63 discharges

High=50-​99

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Berkshire Medical Center

Pittsfield, MA

51.4 / 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

30 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Low

5

Score: 1.1

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

62.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.8%

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

85 discharges

High=50-​99

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Capital Health Regional Medical Center

Trenton, NJ

60.6 / 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

Medium

50

25 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

#6

Cleveland Clinic

92.3 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 22.6%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

261 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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