Johns Hopkins Tops Best Hospitals List Again

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For the 18th year in a row, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, has earned the overall No. 1 ranking in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s Best Hospitals list.

Johns Hopkins was one of only 19 facilities to make the magazine’s prestigious Honor Roll and ranked No. 1 in three specialities – ear, nose, and throat; rheumatology; and urology. The hospital ranked second in five specialties (geriatric care, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, ophthalmology, and psychiatry) and third in five specialities (cancer, endocrinology, gastrointestinal disorders, heart and heart surgery, and respiratory disorders). Johns Hopkins ranked sixth or higher in 15 of the 16 adult specialties. Among pediatric specialties, Johns Hopkins ranked first in neurology and neurosurgery.

Eleven hospitals ranked in at least one specialty, including the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, which was 26th in kidney disease; 32nd in urology; 34th in ear, nose, and throat; 48th in cancer; and 49th in heart and heart surgery.

Washington Hospital Center, Washington, was 17th in heart and heart surgery, 27th in geriatric care, 28th in endocrinology, and 46th in respiratory disorders.

Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Va., ranked 21st in heart and heart surgery, 36th in gynecology, and 39th in gastrointestinal, while Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore was 23rd in geriatric care and 48th in endocrinology.

Children’s National Medical Center in Washington; Baltimore’s Harbor Hospital; Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore; National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington; Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital, Baltimore; Sinai Hospital of Baltimore; and Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore also earned rankings.

Another 36 hospitals were named to the list as well. Those honored were Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Md.; Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Glen Burnie, Md.; Doctors Community Hospital, Lanham, Md.; Georgetown University Hospital, Washington; The George Washington University Hospital, Washington; Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore; Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore; Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, Md.; Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Md.; Howard University Hospital, Washington; Inova Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria, Va.; Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, Va.; Inova Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, Va.; Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria, Va.; Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital, Baltimore; Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore; Mary Washington Hospital, Fredricksburg, Va.; Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore; National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.; Northwest Hospital Center, Randallstown, Md.; Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md.; Potomac Hospital, Woodbridge, Va.; Prince George’s Hospital Center, Cheverly, Md.; Providence Hospital, Washington; Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, Md.; Shore Memorial Hospital, Easton, Md.; Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington; St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore; St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington; St. Joseph Medical Center, Towson, Md.; Suburban Hospital, Betheda, Md.; Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington; Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, Va.; Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington; Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, Md.; and Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md.

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