Friday, September 4, 2015

The Southwest's 5 Best Teaching Hospitals

In the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of American hospitals, 137 hospitals earned national distinction in at least one of the 16 adult specialties studied in the survey.  10 teaching hospitals in the Southwest earned national recognition in at least 1 adult specialty.  As derived from the U.S. News survey, here are the 5 highest ranking teaching hospitals in the Southwest.

The Southwest's 5 Best Teaching Hospitals
The 5 Best Teaching Hospitals
LocationPhoenix
Beds:  268
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  12 of 16
Top 10 Rankings: #9 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
Other Top 20 Rankings:  #16 in Geriatrics, #19 in Cancer, #20 in Ear, Nose & Throat.
Top 15 Overall Ranking Nationally: No

Houston Methodist Hospital
LocationHouston
Beds: 839
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  11 of 16
Top 10 Rankings: #10 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
Other Top 20 Rankings:  #16 in Neurology & Neurosurgery, #17 in Pulmonology, #19 in Urology
Top 15 Overall Ranking Nationally: No

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
LocationHouston
Beds: 690
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  4 of 16
Top 10 Rankings: None
Other Top 20 Rankings:  #17 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, #19 in Diabetes & Endocrinology
Top 15 Overall Ranking Nationally: No

LocationPhoenix
Beds: 653
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  4 of 16
Top 10 Rankings: None
Other Top 20 Rankings:  None
Top 15 Overall Ranking Nationally: No

Baylor University Medical Center
LocationDallas
Beds: 876
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  3 of 16
Top 10 Rankings: None
Other Top 20 Rankings:  None
Top 15 Overall Ranking Nationally: No

To find other teaching hospitals in the Southwest and elsewhere, visit our U.S. Teaching Hospitals resource page.

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