U.S. News Best Hospitals

Top-Ranked Hospitals for Orthopedics

You can find information here about 1,646 hospitals in Orthopedics. All treat significant numbers of difficult patients – a hospital is listed only if it treated at least 338 such inpatients in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The 50 top-scoring hospitals are ranked. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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#4

Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYU Langone Medical Center

New York, NY

68.8 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.6%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

4,292 discharges

Highest: 1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest: 2.0 or above

#1

Hospital for Special Surgery

New York, NY

100.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 44.2%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

9,644 discharges

Highest: 1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest: 2.0 or above

Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

33.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.1%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

1,400 discharges

Highest: 1,400 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High: 1.7-​1.9

Kaiser Permanente Antioch Medical Center

40.8 / 100

None

0.1

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Low

5

502 discharges

Low: 500-​699

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest: 2.0 or above

Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute

Leawood, KS

34.3 / 100

None

0.1

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Lowest

5

427 discharges

Lowest: 0-​499

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest: 2.0 or above

Loma Linda University Medical Center

Loma Linda, CA

52.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

1,658 discharges

Highest: 1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.8

Highest: 2.0 or above

Lutheran Hospital

Cleveland, OH

44.0 / 100

None

0.1

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

High

75

1,228 discharges

High: 900-​1,399

Low

5

Score: 1.1

Low: 1.0-​1.2

#49

Magee-​Womens Hospital of UPMC

53.4 / 100

None

0.1

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

High

75

1,310 discharges

High: 900-​1,399

High

75

Score: 1.9

High: 1.7-​1.9

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Washington, DC

42.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

High

75

1,242 discharges

High: 900-​1,399

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average: 1.3-​1.6

MedStar Harbor Hospital

Baltimore, MD

40.1 / 100

None

0.1

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

High

75

924 discharges

High: 900-​1,399

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average: 1.3-​1.6

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