Cleveland Clinic | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
Cleveland Clinic. In 2015-16, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Cleveland Clinic as the No. 5 hospital in the country, as well as No. 1 in Ohio and No. 1 in the Cleveland area. The hospital is nationally ranked in 14 adult specialties, including No. 1 in cardiology and heart surgery, and No. 2 in gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology, rheumatology and urology. Cleveland Clinic's main campus also holds a Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence.
Founded in 1921, Cleveland Clinic now includes 4,450 beds systemwide and more than 1,400 beds on its main campus. Cleveland Clinic has a global presence, with hospitals in Florida, Arizona, Abu Dhabi and Canada. In 2015, Cleveland Clinic physicians treated more than 4,700 international patients, 51 percent of them from the Middle East.
Cleveland Clinic is home to a number of medical and clinical firsts, including isolating serotonin in the 1940s, the first minimally invasive aortic heart valve surgery in 1996, the first successful larynx transplant in 1998 and the country's first near-total face transplant in 2008. In 2015, Cleveland Clinic's total research funding from all sources reached $251 million.
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