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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
#19

UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

58.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.2%

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

2,242 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.9

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#22

Cadence Health Central DuPage Hospital

Winfield, IL

57.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

2,640 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#23

St. Francis Hospital

57.3 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Low

5

599 discharges

Low=500-​699

High

75

Score: 1.9

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#24

Baylor University Medical Center

Dallas, TX

57.2 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.4%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

4,914 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#25

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

57.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.8%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

4,406 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#26

Beaumont Hospital

Royal Oak, MI

56.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.5%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

7,696 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#26

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

56.7 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 4.5%

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

1,788 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#28

University of Colorado Hospital

Aurora, CO

56.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.3%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

High

75

1,146 discharges

High=900-​1,399

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

#29

Christ Hospital

Cincinnati, OH

55.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.6%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

2,498 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

High

75

Score: 1.9

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#30

New York-​Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

New York, NY

55.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.5%

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

Highest

100

3,074 discharges

Highest=1,400 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

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