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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Orthopedics

Orthopedics is made up of 1,650 hospitals. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 320 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 Orthopedics patient volume Nurse staffing Nurse Magnet recognition
#1

Hospital for Special Surgery

New York, NY

100.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 45.0%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

9,279 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.9

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#2

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

91.1 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 47.4%

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

6,563 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#3

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

74.3 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 22.4%

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

3,354 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#4

Massachusetts General Hospital

70.5 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 22.8%

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

3,239 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#5

Hospital for Joint Diseases

New York, NY

67.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 7.5%

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

3,905 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#6

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

67.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 15.0%

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

High

75

1,188 discharges

High=900-​1,399

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#7

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

65.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 4.5%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

2,907 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#7

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

65.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 8.5%

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

4,216 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#9

Cedars-​Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

64.7 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.1%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

4,265 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#10

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

63.9 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 10.9%

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

3,412 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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