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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
#1

Johns Hopkins Hospital

100.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 42.0%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

197 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#2

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

96.2 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 17.2%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

343 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#3

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

94.4 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 19.2%

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

462 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#4

UPMC-​University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

92.7 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 22.4%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

420 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#5

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

92.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 17.6%

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

307 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

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: √

#7

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts General Hospital

89.5 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 25.1%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

377 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#8

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

85.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 11.8%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

279 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#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: √

#10

Mount Sinai Medical Center

82.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 8.5%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

372 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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