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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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Abington Memorial Hospital

54.0 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

High

75

74 discharges

High=50-​99

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

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: √

Advocate Condell Medical Center

Libertyville, IL

35.3 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 3

Worse than expected=3-​4

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Medium

50

32 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Downers Grove, IL

62.8 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

48 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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: √

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

60.8 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

High

75

65 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: √

Alamance Regional Medical Center

Burlington, NC

25.7 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

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

25 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Albany Medical Center

62.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.6%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

121 discharges

Highest=100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#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

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