Healthgrades' 250 top hospitals for clinical excellence

Healthgrades named the 250 recipients of its 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence Jan. 23.

Hospitals recognized with this award performed among the top 5 percent in the nation for at least 21 of 32 inpatient conditions and procedures analyzed by Healthgrades.

"Consumers should prioritize hospitals and health systems that achieve high marks in clinical quality," said Healthgrades CMO Brad Bowman, MD. "We commend these organizations for their commitment to driving better patient outcomes and high quality care."

Below is a state-by-state breakdown of the 250 hospitals awarded Healthgrades' 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. For some hospitals, Healthgrades included more than one facility in its analysis. These facilities are denoted in italics below the recognized hospital.


Banner Baywood Medical Center (Mesa)

Dignity Health-Chandler Regional Medical Center

Dignity Health-Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

Dignity Health-St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center (Phoenix)

Flagstaff Medical Center

Mayo Clinic Hospital (Phoenix)


Alta Bates Summit Medical Center-Summit (Oakland)

California Pacific Medical Center-Pacific Campus (San Francisco)

Including: California Pacific Medical Center-California Campus (San Francisco)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles)

Eden Medical Center (Castro Valley)

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach

John Muir Medical Center-Walnut Creek

Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center (Oakland)

Includes: Kaiser Permanente Richmond Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Orange County-Anaheim Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center

Memorial Medical Center (Modesto)

Mercy San Juan Medical Center (Carmichael)

Methodist Hospital of Southern California (Arcadia)

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center (Burlingame)

Includes: Mills Health Center (San Mateo)

Mission Hospital-Mission Viejo

Includes: Mission Hospital-Laguna Beach

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

PIH Health Hospital-Whittier

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center (Mission Hills)

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center (Burbank)

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles)

Scripps Green Hospital (La Jolla)

Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Includes: Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

St. Jude Medical Center (Fullerton)

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Sutter Roseville Medical Center

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus (San Francisco)

Includes: UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion (San Francisco)

Washington Hospital (Freemont)


Denver Health Medical Center

Good Samaritan Medical Center (Lafayette)

Lutheran Medical Center (Wheat Ridge)

Porter Adventist Hospital (Denver)

Poudre Valley Hospital (Fort Collins)

Saint Joseph Hospital (Denver)

St. Anthony Hospital (Lakewood)

St. Anthony North Hospital (Westminster)

University of Colorado Hospital-Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion (Aurora)


Hartford Hospital

Middlesex Hospital (Middletown)

Norwalk Hospital

Saint Francis Care (Hartford)

The Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain

Includes: The Hospital of Central Connecticut at Bradley Memorial (Southington)

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Includes: Yale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus


Christiana Care Health System-Christiana Hospital (Newark)

Includes: Wilmington Hospital


Cape Coral Hospital

Delray Medical Center (Delray Beach)

Flagler Hospital (St. Augustine)

Florida Hospital Orlando

Includes: Celebration Health, Florida Hospital-Altamonte, Florida Hospital-Apopka, Florida Hospital East Orlando, Florida Hospital Kissimmee and Winter Park Memorial Hospital

Lee Memorial Hospital (Fort Myers)

Includes: HealthPark Medical Center (Fort Myers)

Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville)

NCH Downtown Naples Hospital

Includes: NCH North Naples Hospital

Orange Park Medical Center


Athens Regional Medical Center

Emory University Hospital (Atlanta)

Emory University Hospital Midtown (Atlanta)

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital (Atlanta)

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (Gainesville)

Piedmont Fayette Hospital (Fayetteville)


St. Luke's Boise Medical Center

Includes: St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center

St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center (Twin Falls)


Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Downers Grove)

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge)

AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village

Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana)

Evanston Hospital

Includes: Glenbrook Hospital (Glenview), Highland Park Hospital

Northwest Community Hospital (Arlington Heights)

Palos Community Hospital (Palos Heights)

Presence Resurrection Medical Center (Chicago)

Riverside Medical Center (Kankakee)

AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates


Franciscan Health Indianapolis

Franciscan Health Lafayette East

Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital (Muncie)


Great River Medical Center (West Burlington)

Mercy Iowa City

St. Luke's Hospital (Cedar Rapids)

UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital (Waterloo)


Providence Medical Center (Kansas City)

Stormont Vail Health (Topeka)

The University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City)

Via Christi Hospital St. Francis (Wichita)


East Jefferson General Hospital (Metairie)

Ochsner Medical Center (New Orleans)

Includes: Ochsner Health Center-Elmwood (New Orleans and Ochsner Medical Center-West Bank Campus (Terrytown)


Frederick Memorial Hospital

Holy Cross Hospital (Silver Springs)

Howard County General Hospital (Columbia)

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (Baltimore)

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center (Baltimore)

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital (Baltimore)

Peninsula Regional Medical Center (Salisbury)

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore)

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center (Towson)


Baystate Medical Center (Springfield)

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (Burlington)

Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford

Includes: Melrose-Wakefield Hospital

MetroWest Medical Center-Framingham Union Hospital

Includes: Leonard Morse Hospital (Natick)

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Saint Vincent Hospital (Worcester)

Southcoast Hospitals Group-Charlton Memorial (Fall River)

Includes: Southcoast Hospitals Group-St. Luke's (New Bedford) and Southcoast Hospitals Group-Tobey (Wareham)

UMass Memorial Medical Center (Worcester)

Including: UMass Memorial Medical Center-Hahnemann (Worcester) and UMass Memorial Medical Center-Memorial Campus (Worcester)


Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus

Beaumont Hospital-Troy Campus

Henry Ford Allegiance Health (Jackson)

Henry Ford Macomb Hospital (Clinton Township)

Holland Hospital

Michigan Medicine (Ann Arbor)

Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield Campus

Includes: Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Novi

Spectrum Health Medical Center-Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids)

Includes: Spectrum Health-Blodgett Hospital (Grand Rapids)

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor (Ypsilanti)


Abbott Northwestern Hospital (Minneapolis)

AllinaHealth-Mercy Hospital (Coon Rapids)

AllinaHealth-Unity Hospital (Fridley)

Fairview Ridges Hospital (Burnsville)

Fairview Southdale Hospital (Edina)

HealthEast Care System-Saint John's Hospital (Maplewood)

Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato

Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Mary's Campus (Rochester)

Includes: Mayo Clinic Methodist Hospital (Rochester)

Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital (St. Louis Park)

Regions Hospital (St. Paul)

St. Cloud Hospital


Mercy Hospital Springfield

Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Mosaic Life Care (St. Joseph)

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City


Faith Regional Health Services-West (Norfolk)

Includes: Faith Regional Health Services-East (Norfolk)

New Jersey

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-Atlantic City

Includes: AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-Mainland (Pomona)

Morristown Medical Center

Overlook Medical Center (Summit)

New Mexico

Presbyterian Hospital (Albuquerque)

New York

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital (Port Jefferson)

Lenox Hill Hospital (New York City)

NYU Winthrop Hospital (Mineola)

Rochester General Hospital

Stony Brook University Hospital

Vassar Brothers Medical Center (Poughkeepsie)

North Carolina

Alamance Regional Medical Center (Burlington)

Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy (Charlotte)

Duke Regional Hospital (Durham)

Mission Health (Asheville)

Novant Health Matthews Medical Center

Pardee UNC Healthcare (Hendersonville)

The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital (Greensboro)

Includes: Annie Penn Hospital (Reidsville), Cone Health-Women's Hospital (Greensboro) and Wesley Long Hospital (Greensboro)

Vidant Medical Center (Greenville)

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston Salem)

Includes: Davie Medical Center (Bermuda Run) and Davie Medical Center-Mocksville


Atrium Medical Center (Middletown)

Bethesda North Hospital (Cincinnati)

Blanchard Valley Hospital (Findlay)

Christ Hospital (Cincinnati)

Cleveland Clinic

Fort Hamilton Hughes Memorial Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital (Dayton)

Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital

Mercy Health-West Hospital (Cincinnati)

Miami Valley Hospital (Dayton)

Mount Carmel St. Ann's (Westerville)

ProMedica Flower Hospital (Sylvania)

ProMedica Toledo Hospital

Southwest General Health Center (Middleburg Heights)

Summa Akron City Hospital

The Jewish Hospital (Cincinnati)

University Hospitals Case Medical Center (Cleveland)

University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center (Chardon)

West Chester Hospital


Saint Francis Hospital (Tulsa)


Adventist Medical Center (Portland)

Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center (Clackamas)

Providence Portland Medical Center

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center (Portland)

Salem Hospital


Aria-Jefferson Health-Torresdale (Philadelphia)

Includes: Aria-Jefferson Health-Bucks County (Langhorne and Aria-Jefferson Health-Frankford (Philadelphia)

Bryn Mawr Hospital

Chambersburg Hospital

Chester County Hospital (West Chester)

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (Wilkes Barre)

Jeanes Hospital (Philadelphia)

Lancaster General Hospital

Lankenau Medical Center (Wynnewood)

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Paoli Hospital

PinnacleHealth Harrisburg Hospital

Includes: PinnacleHealth Community General Osteopathic Hospital (Harrisburg)

Reading Hospital (West Reading)

Riddle Memorial Hospital (Media)

St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem Campus

Includes: St. Luke's Hospital-Allentown Campus

Temple University Hospital (Philadelphia)

Includes: Temple University Hospital-Episcopal (Philadelphia)

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital-Jefferson Health (Philadelphia)

Includes: Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience-Jefferson Health (Philadelphia) and Methodist Hospital-Jefferson Health (Philadelphia)

UPMC McKeesport

Rhode Island

Miriam Hospital (Providence)

Rhode Island Hospital (Providence)

South Carolina

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System-St. Francis Downtown (Greenville)

McLeod Health-McLeod Regional Medical Center (Florence)

Roper Hospital (Charleston)

South Dakota

Sanford USD Medical Center (Sioux Falls)


Indian Path Medical Center (Kingsport)


Houston Methodist Hospital

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (Houston)

Memorial Hermann Healthcare System-Southwest (Houston)

Includes: Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital (Houston), Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital (Houston) and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital (Shenandoah)

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center (Houston)

St. David's Medical Center (Austin)

Includes: Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David's Georgetown Hospital


University of Utah Health Care (Salt Lake City)

Includes: University Orthopaedic Center (Salt Lake City)


University of Vermont Medical Center (Burlington)


Augusta Health (Fishersville)

Bon Secours-Mary Immaculate Hospital (Newport News)

Bon Secours-Memorial Regional Medical Center (Mechanicsville)

Bon Secours-St. Francis Medical Center (Midlothian)

Carilion New River Valley Medical Center (Christiansburg)

Henrico Doctors' Hospital (Richmond)

Includes: Parham Doctors' Hospital (Richmond) and Retreat Doctors' Hospital (Richmond)

Inova Alexandria Hospital

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (Fairfax)

Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church)

Inova Loudoun Hospital (Leesburg)

Sentara Leigh Hospital (Norfolk)

Sentara Obici Hospital (Suffolk)

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital (Virginia Beach)

Sentara RMH Medical Center (Harrisonburg)


EvergreenHealth Medical Center-Kirkland

Harborview Medical Center (Seattle)

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center (Vancouver)

Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus (Seattle)

Includes: Swedish Medical Center-Ballard Campus (Seattle)

Valley Medical Center (Renton)

Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle)

West Virginia

CAMC General Hospital (Charleston)

Includes: CAMC Memorial Hospital (Charleston) and CAMC Women and Children's Hospital (Charleston)

Thomas Memorial Hospital (South Charleston)


Aurora Saint Luke's Medical Center (Milwaukee)

Including: Aurora Sinai Medical Center (Milwaukee) and Saint Luke's Medical Center (Cudahy)

Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital Milwaukee

Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee (Mequon)

Froedtert Community Memorial Hospital (Menomonee Falls)

Froedtert Health-Froedtert Hospital (Milwaukee)

Meriter Hospital (Madison)

St. Agnes Hospital (Fond Du Lac)

St. Mary's Hospital (Madison)

Waukesha Memorial Hospital

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