Saturday, August 22, 2020

Top Ranked Teaching Hospitals in the Great Lakes Region

 In the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of American hospitals, 134 hospitals earned national distinction in at least one of the 16 adult specialties studied in the survey.  Among the hospitals rated as the top 20 best in the nation, four are teaching hospitals in the Great Lakes region.  This includes two hospitals in the region that earned distinction as a top 10 hospital nationally: Cleveland Clinic and Northwestern Memorial.  Here's a quick look at these four institutions and the specialty areas in which they excel:



Top 5 Teaching Hospitals in the Great Lakes Region
Top Ranked Teaching Hospitals

Cleveland Clinic
Location:  Cleveland, Ohio
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  14 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  14
#1 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#2 Geriatrics
#2 Gynecology
#2 Rheumatology
#3 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

#4 Pulmonology
#4 Urology
#5 Cancer
#5 Nephrology
#6 Diabetes & Endocrinology
#9 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
#9 Orthopedics
#10 Ophthalmology
#16 Ear, Nose and Throat
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (2nd)

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Location:  Chicago, IL
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  11 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  9
#5 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
#6 Geriatrics
#8 Cancer
#10 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#12 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#12 Urology
#13 Nephrology
#13 Pulmonology
#15 Orthopedics
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (10th)

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Location:  Ann Arbor, MI 
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  13 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  10
#8 Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#8 Ophthalmology
#8 Pulmonology
#10 Diabetes & Endocrinology
#10 Urology
#12 Ear, Nose and Throat
#12 Geriatrics
#14 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#15 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
#17 Nephrology
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (11th)

Rush University Medical Center
Location:  Chicago, IL
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  11 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  5
#4 Neurology & Neurosurgery
#5 Orthopedics
#13 Gynecology
#14 Geriatrics
#11 Nephrology
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (17th)

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

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