Second Opinion is the public square where U.S. News editors and researchers air their views and invite comments about evaluating the quality of hospitals, physicians, health insurance plans, nursing homes, and other healthcare institutions.
Health rankings editor Avery Comarow and deputy Steve Sternberg curate the column. They have more than six decades of medical reporting experience between them. Comarow has overseen Best Hospitals and other U.S. News health rankings since 1990.
The definitive guide to U.S. hospitals, featuring extensive rankings, the latest on autism and pain management, and much more.
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