U.S. News Best Hospitals

Top-Ranked Hospitals for Ear, Nose & Throat

You can find information here about 709 hospitals in Ear, Nose & Throat. All treat significant numbers of difficult patients – a hospital is listed only if it treated at least 25 such inpatients in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The 50 top-scoring hospitals are ranked. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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#2

Johns Hopkins Hospital

96.9 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 39.8%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

206 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest: 2.0 or above

#4

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts General Hospital

96.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 25.5%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

406 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest: 2.0 or above

#6

Cleveland Clinic

92.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 20.2%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

295 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest: 2.0 or above

#9

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

85.8 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 19.6%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected: 5 or 6

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

195 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High: 1.7-​1.9

#3

Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-​Penn Presbyterian

96.7 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 19.3%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected: 7 or 8

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

372 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest: 2.0 or above

#1

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

100.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 17.5%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

375 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.2

Highest: 2.0 or above

#5

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

92.9 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 17.1%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

511 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest: 2.0 or above

#7

UPMC-​University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

88.9 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 16.7%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

499 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

High

75

Score: 1.9

High: 1.7-​1.9

#14

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

82.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 13.2%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected: 5 or 6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

297 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest: 2.0 or above

#16

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

79.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 11.0%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

403 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.8

Highest: 2.0 or above

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