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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Nephrology

Nephrology is made up of 1,670 hospitals. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 183 inpatients who needed 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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National Rank Hospital U.S. News Score
#1

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

100.0 / 100
#2

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

94.6 / 100
#3

New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

New York, NY

89.2 / 100
#4

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

86.9 / 100

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#5

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

84.2 / 100
#5

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

84.2 / 100
#7

UCSF Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

83.1 / 100
#8

UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

82.2 / 100
#9

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Winston-Salem, NC

81.5 / 100
#10

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, TN

81.4 / 100

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The Methodology & Awards

Gold — Nationally Ranked: hospitals that excel in difficult cases in one or more specialties.

Silver — High-Performing: hospitals in the tier just below nationally ranked Best Hospitals.

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