50 Largest Public Hospitals in America

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Here are the 50 largest public hospitals in the United States, listed by number of beds.

Note: The hospital bed counts reported here include all medical/surgical and special care beds as reported to CMS by hospital districts and city, city-county, county, federal, state and other governmental hospitals in their most recent cost reports and, in some cases, may include bed counts from other facilities that share a provider number with the main hospital. The American Hospital Directory was used as a source to verify various parts of the following text.

1. Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami) — 1,724 beds
2. Erie County Medical Center (Buffalo, N.Y.) — 1,137 beds
3. UAB Hospital (Birmingham, Ala.) — 1,097 beds
4. Bergen Regional Medical Center (Paramus, N.J.) — 1,004 beds
5. Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, Fla.) — 993 beds
6. Ohio State University Hospital (Columbus) — 951 beds
7. Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta) — 933 beds
8. Lee Memorial Hospital (Fort Myers, Fla.) — 931 beds
9. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers (Ann Arbor) — 915 beds
10. Bellevue Hospital Center (New York City) — 912 beds
11. Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte, N.C.) — 866 beds
12. Greenville (S.C.) Memorial Hospital — 831 beds
13. Huntsville (Ala.) Hospital — 811 beds
14. Laguna Honda Hospital (San Francisco) — 805 beds
15. Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Hospital — 786 beds
16. University of North Carolina Hospitals (Chapel Hill) — 774 beds
17. Parkland Hospital (Dallas) — 764 beds
18. MetroHealth Medical Center (Cleveland) — 737 beds
19. Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center (Los Angeles) — 724 beds
20. VCU Medical Center (Richmond, Va.) — 719 beds
21. Central Virginia Training Center (Madison Heights) — 718 beds
22. Medical University of South Carolina-University Hospital (Charleston) — 696 beds
23. University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics (Iowa City) — 687 beds
24. New Hanover Regional Medical Center (Wilmington, N.C.) — 679 beds
25. University of California San Francisco Medical Center at Parnassus (San Francisco) — 660 beds
26. Westchester Medical Center (Valhalla, N.Y.) — 643 beds
27. Broward Health Medical Center (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) — 640 beds
28. Medical Center of Central Georgia (Macon, Ga.) — 639 beds
29. Kings County Hospital Center (Brooklyn, N.Y.) — 634 beds
30. Jackson-Madison County General Hospital (Jackson, Tenn.) — 633 beds
31. University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson) — 610 beds
32. Maricopa Medical Center (Phoenix) — 592 beds
33. Ben Taub General Hospital (Houston) — 586 beds
34. Kaweah Delta Hospital (Vasalia, Calif.) — 581 beds
35. Gwinnett Medical Center-Lawrenceville (Ga.) — 576 beds
36. John Peter Smith Hospital (Fort Worth, Texas) — 576 beds
37. The University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City) — 576 beds
38. Stony Brook (N.Y.) University Medical Center — 572 beds
39.  Wellstar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.) — 572 beds
40. Monroe Community Hospital (Rochester, N.Y.) — 571 beds
41. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston) — 571 beds
42. University Medical Center (Las Vegas) — 564 beds
43. University of California Davis Medical Center (Sacramento, Calif.) — 563 beds
44. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (San Jose, Calif.) — 554 beds
45. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center (Fayetteville, N.C.) — 552 beds
46. Medical Center of Daytona Beach (Fla.) — 550 beds
47. University of New Mexico Hospital (Albuquerque) — 546 beds
48. Elmhurst (N.Y.) Hospital Center — 545 beds
49. Erlanger Baroness (Chattanooga, Tenn.) — 538 beds
50. Sharp Grossmont Hospital (La Mesa, Calif.) — 536 beds

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