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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Pulmonology

Nearly 1,680 hospitals are listed in Pulmonology. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 968 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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#1

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

100.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 44.6%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

6,778 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#2

National Jewish Health, Denver-​University of Colorado Hospital

Aurora, CO

93.6 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 55.6%

Very strong=50.0% and above

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

High

75

2,431 discharges

High=2,000-​2,499

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

#3

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

86.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 33.2%

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

Highest

100

5,535 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#4

Duke University Medical Center

79.6 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 16.9%

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

5,094 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#5

Massachusetts General Hospital

78.7 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 18.7%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,413 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#6

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

78.3 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 25.2%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

High

75

2,463 discharges

High=2,000-​2,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#7

UPMC-​University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

77.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 14.5%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

10,028 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#8

Barnes-​Jewish Hospital/​Washington University

St. Louis, MO

72.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 14.6%

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

5,838 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#9

UC San Diego Medical Center

San Diego, CA

71.3 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 7.0%

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

High

75

2,477 discharges

High=2,000-​2,499

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

#9

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, TN

71.3 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 7.6%

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

3,700 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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