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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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Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

43.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.3%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Low

5

592 discharges

Low: 500-​699

Highest

100

Score: 5.5

Highest: 2.0 or above

#37

Mayo Clinic

Phoenix, AZ

55.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

2,103 discharges

Highest: 1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 4.0

Highest: 2.0 or above

Physicians' Specialty Hospital

Fayetteville, AR

34.6 / 100

None

0.1

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Low

5

599 discharges

Low: 500-​699

Highest

100

Score: 3.6

Highest: 2.0 or above

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center

35.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.5%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected: 5 or 6

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

High

75

948 discharges

High: 900-​1,399

Highest

100

Score: 3.5

Highest: 2.0 or above

South Texas Spine and Surgical Hospital

San Antonio, TX

40.9 / 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

Low

5

566 discharges

Low: 500-​699

Highest

100

Score: 3.5

Highest: 2.0 or above

Keck Medical Center of USC

Los Angeles, CA

49.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.0%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

High

75

1,126 discharges

High: 900-​1,399

Highest

100

Score: 3.4

Highest: 2.0 or above

Stanislaus Surgical Hospital

Modesto, CA

31.8 / 100

None

0.1

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Lowest

5

411 discharges

Lowest: 0-​499

Highest

100

Score: 3.3

Highest: 2.0 or above

#2

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

89.5 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 45.0%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

7,100 discharges

Highest: 1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.2

Highest: 2.0 or above

Yale-​New Haven Hospital

52.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.6%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

3,984 discharges

Highest: 1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.2

Highest: 2.0 or above

MaineGeneral Medical Center

Augusta, ME

27.6 / 100

None

0.1

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected: 3 or 4

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

High

75

968 discharges

High: 900-​1,399

Highest

100

Score: 3.1

Highest: 2.0 or above

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