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.
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