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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Neurology & Neurosurgery

Neurology & Neurosurgery is made up of 1,370 hospitals. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 322 inpatients in need of a high level of expertise in this specialty were treated there in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The top 50 hospitals are ranked, based on score. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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#1

Johns Hopkins Hospital

100.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 42.5%

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

2,471 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#2

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

98.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 45.8%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

4,067 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#3

New York-​Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

93.1 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 31.8%

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

6,167 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#4

Massachusetts General Hospital

91.3 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 41.7%

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

4,694 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#5

UCSF Medical Center

88.3 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 36.3%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

2,360 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#6

Cleveland Clinic

84.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 27.5%

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

4,475 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#7

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

78.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.2%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

2,252 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#8

UPMC-​University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

76.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 8.3%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

8,120 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#9

UCLA Medical Center

76.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 13.5%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

2,869 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.9

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#10

NYU Langone Medical Center

75.6 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.7%

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

1,861 discharges

Highest=1,800 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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