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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
#14

UCSF Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

61.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.9%

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

2,372 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

49.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.8%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Low

5

645 discharges

Low=500-​699

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Summa Akron City and St. Thomas Hospitals

Akron, OH

45.0 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.8%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,497 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

University of Louisville Hospital

Louisville, KY

34.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.8%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Low

5

528 discharges

Low=500-​699

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Memorial Hermann-​Texas Medical Center

Houston, TX

45.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.7%

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

High

75

1,129 discharges

High=900-​1,399

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Scott and White Healthcare

Temple, TX

45.9 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.7%

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

2,917 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Loma Linda University Medical Center

Loma Linda, CA

51.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.4%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

1,586 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#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: √

#18

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Palo Alto, CA

58.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 3.1%

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

2,746 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.5

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#43

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, TN

54.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.9%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,932 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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