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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

Allegheny General Hospital

59.3 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

High

75

79 discharges

High=50-​99

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Allegiance Health

Jackson, MI

32.8 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 1

Much worse than expected=1-​2

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

27 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Alle-​Kiski Medical Center

Natrona Heights, PA

34.1 / 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

27 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Low

5

Score: 1.0

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Allina Abbott Northwestern Hospital

61.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

High

75

88 discharges

High=50-​99

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Allina Mercy Hospital

56.7 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

30 discharges

Medium=20-​49

High

75

Score: 1.9

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

33.3 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

29 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Altoona Regional Hospital

Altoona, PA

22.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 1

Much worse than expected=1-​2

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

33 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Anne Arundel Medical Center

42.3 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

33 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Aria Health

55.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Medium

50

35 discharges

Medium=20-​49

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Wausau, WI

49.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 1

Much worse than expected=1-​2

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

25 discharges

Medium=20-​49

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

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