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CLEVELAND — For the second year in a row, the Cleveland Clinic has been ranked the #2 hospital in the United States.

The designation comes from the 2017 U.S. News and World Report, which also ranked Cleveland Clinic as #1 in urology and cardiology.

Cleveland Clinic is one of just 20 hospitals nationwide to earn a place on the list’s Honor Roll, which recognizes hospitals that “have delivered outstanding care and offer deep expertise spanning multiple specialties.”

In all, 14 Cleveland Clinic specialties earned national rankings:

– Cancer: 7th overall

– Cardiology and heart surgery: 1st overall (23 years in a row at #1)

– Diabetes / endocrinology: 3rd overall

– Ear, nose and throat: 16th overall

– Gastroenterology / GI surgery: 2nd overall

– Geriatrics: 5th overall

– Gynecology: 5th overall

– Nephrology: 2nd overall

– Neurology / neurosurgery: 6th overall

– Ophthalmology: 9th overall

– Orthopedics: 3rd overall

– Pulmonology: 3rd overall

– Rheumatology: 2nd overall

– Urology: 1st overall (18-year recognition as #1 or #2)

The Clinic has not been in the top five hospitals for 19 consecutive years.

The overall best hospital is Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.



Article Courtesy of WKYC Channel 3 News Cleveland

Picture Courtesy of Alan Copson and Getty Images

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