Thursday, August 6, 2020

Top Ranked Teaching Hospitals in New England

Out of approximately 5,000 hospitals studied, only 134 hospitals in the U.S. earned national distinction in at least one of the 16 adult specialties examined in the most recent (20-21) U.S. News & World Report rankings of American hospitals.  Among the 134 hospitals earning national recognition in at least one adult specialty were four New England teaching hospitals.  Massachusetts General Hospital, long considered the preeminent teaching hospital in the region, is also one of the best hospitals in the country, rating as the 6th best hospital overall nationally in the U.S. News survey.  Massachusetts General earned top 20 national recognition in all 16 adult specialties studied, including an impressive 11 specialties in which it earned top 10 rankings nationally.  Brigham and Women's Hospital was the only other New England teaching hospital to earn a spot in the top 20 national rankings, placing 12th best overall.  Brigham and Women's earned recognition in 13 of 16 adult specialties, including top 10 national recognition in 5 specialties.  While neither institution featured in the top 20 overall hospital rankings nationally, Yale-New Haven Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center were the other two New England teaching hospitals earning national recognition in at least 1 of the 16 adult specialties examined in the U.S. News survey.

New England's Top 5 Teaching Hospitals
Top Ranked Teaching Hospitals

Massachusetts General Hospital
Location:  Boston
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  16 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  16
#2 in Rehabilitation
#2 in Diabetes & Endocrinology
#3 in Psychiatry
#4 in Ophthalmology
#5 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#6 in Ear, Nose & Throat
#6 in Gynecology
#6 in Rheumatology
#7 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
#7 in Nephrology
#8 in Orthopedics 
#13 in Neurology & Neurosurgery,
#14 in Geriatrics
#16 in Urology
#17 in Pulmonology
#18 in Cancer
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (6th)

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Location:  Boston
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  13 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  9
#5 in Rheumatology
#6 in Cancer
#6 in Nephrology 
#7 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
#8 in Gynecology
#14 in Diabetes & Endocrinology
#14 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
#17 in Geriatrics
#16 in Pulmonology
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  Yes (12th)

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Location:  New Haven, CT
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  9 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  2
#10 in Psychiatry
#20 in Geriatrics
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  No


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Location:  Boston
Nationally Ranked Adult Specialties:  2 of 16
Adult Specialties Ranked in Top 20 Nationally:  None
Top 20 Overall Ranking Nationally:  No

To find teaching hospitals in other regions, visit our U.S. Teaching Hospitals resource page.

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