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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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Rank Hospital U.S. News Score Reputation with specialists Survival Success in keeping patients safe Ear, Nose & Throat patient volume Nurse staffing Nurse Magnet recognition
#9

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

83.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 9.1%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

201 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#12

UCSF Medical Center

79.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 8.5%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

144 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

University of California, Davis Medical Center

61.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.0%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

164 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Advocate Christ Medical Center

61.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.0%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

High

75

53 discharges

High=50-​99

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#29

Cedars-​Sinai Medical Center

71.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

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

102 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

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: √

Harborview Medical Center

59.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.8%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

High

75

60 discharges

High=50-​99

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

41.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.7%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 1

Much worse than expected=1-​2

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Medium

50

41 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#43

IU Health Academic Health Center

67.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

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

166 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#34

IU Health North Hospital

69.0 / 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

91 discharges

High=50-​99

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

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