U.S. News Best Hospitals

Top-Ranked Hospitals for Pulmonology

You can find information here about 1,680 hospitals in Pulmonology. All treat significant numbers of difficult patients – a hospital is listed only if it treated at least 1,033 such inpatients in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The 50 top-scoring hospitals are ranked. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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#1

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

100.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 43.3%

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

7,300 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.2

Highest: 2.0 or above

#2

National Jewish Health, Denver-​University of Colorado Hospital

Aurora, CO

96.1 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 55.8%

Very strong: 50.0% and above

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

2,639 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High: 1.7-​1.9

#3

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

85.5 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 29.4%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

5,979 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest: 2.0 or above

#4

Massachusetts General Hospital

81.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 20.3%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

5,794 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.3

Highest: 2.0 or above

#5

Duke University Hospital

78.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 12.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

5,606 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest: 2.0 or above

#6

UC San Diego Medical Center

San Diego, CA

77.7 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 6.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

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

2,778 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest: 2.0 or above

#7

Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-​Penn Presbyterian

Philadelphia, PA

74.5 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 11.0%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected: 5 or 6

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

5,578 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest: 2.0 or above

#8

New York-​Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

New York, NY

73.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 8.3%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

10,189 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest: 2.0 or above

#9

Barnes-​Jewish Hospital/​Washington University

Saint Louis, MO

72.0 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 10.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

6,133 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest: 2.0 or above

#10

UPMC-​University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

71.4 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 11.0%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected: 5 or 6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

10,404 discharges

Highest: 2,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.9

High: 1.7-​1.9

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