Which are the best rated hospitals in the United States?

which are the best rated hospitalsStar ratings used to be reserved for such medical facilities as the San Francisco Memorial Hospital, the Chicago County General Hospital, or Sacred Heart Teaching Hospital. But now Medicare has developed its very own star rating system for real-life hospitals – as it did for nursing homes – based on patient feedback. Only 251 institutions – or about 7% of all evaluated hospitals – scored the vaunted 5 stars. And here they are for your consideration:

5-star Hospitals by State


  • Fayette Medical Center.
  • Monroe County Hospital.


  • Dewitt Hospital and Nursing Home.
  • Physicians’ Specialty Hospital.
  • Arkansas Heart Hospital.
  • Arkansas Surgical Hospital.


  • Banner Goldfield Medical Center.
  • Arizona Orthopedic and Surgical Specialty Hospital.
  • Arizona Spine and Joint Hospital.
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital.


  • Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center.
  • Fresno Surgical Hospital.
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute.
  • Menlo Park Surgical Hospital.
  • Stanislaus Surgical Hospital.
  • Patients Hospital of Redding.
  • Tahoe Forest Hospital.
  • Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital.


  • Aspen Valley Hospital.
  • Animas Surgical Hospital.
  • Orthocolorado Hospital at St. Anthony Med Campus.
  • Yampa Valley Medical Center.


  • Mayo Clinic.
  • Viera Hospital.
  • Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf.
  • Mariners Hospital.


  • Bacon County Hospital.
  • North Side Medical Center.
  • Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
  • Emanuel Medical Center.


  • Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital.


  • St. Anthony Regional Hospital & Nursing Home.
  • Floyd County Memorial Hospital.
  • Iowa Specialty Hospital-Clarion.
  • Avera Holy Family Hospital.
  • Forth Madison Community Hospital.
  • Myrtue Medical Center.
  • Stewart Memorial Community Hospital.
  • Floyd Valley Hospital.
  • Regional Medical Center.
  • Orange City Area Health System.
  • Waverly Health Center.


  • St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center.
  • St. Luke’s McCall.
  • Northwest Specialty Hospital.


  • St. Josephs Hospital.
  • Gibson Community Hospital.
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital.
  • OSF St. Lukes Medical Center.
  • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
  • Mendota Community Hospital.
  • Massac Memorial Hospital.
  • Wabash General Hospital.
  • Illinois Valley Community Hospital.
  • Rochelle Community Hospital.
  • Salem Township Hospital.
  • Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
  • Midwestern Region Med Center.


  • Margaret Mary Community Hospital.
  • Hendricks Regional Health.
  • Orthopaedic Hospital at Parkview North.
  • Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital.
  • Unity Medical and Surgical Hospital.
  • Henry County Memorial Hospital.
  • The Heart Hospital at Deaconess Gateway.
  • Woodlawn Hospital.
  • Good Samaritan Hospital.
  • Wabash County Hospital.


  • Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
  • Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute.
  • Manhattan Surgical Hospital.
  • Miami County Medical Center.
  • Kansas Surgery & Recovery Center.


  • Clinton County Hospital.
  • Marshall County Hospital.
  • Westlake Regional Hospital.
  • St. Joseph Martin.
  • Rockcastle County Hospital.
  • Pikeville Medical Center.
  • Russell County Hospital.


  • Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital.
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Baton Rouge.
  • The Neuromedical Center Hospital.
  • Citizens Medical Center.
  • Fairway Medical Center.
  • Lady of the Sea General Hospital.
  • Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital.
  • Physicians Medical Center.
  • Heart Hospital of Lafayette.
  • Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital.
  • Doctors Hospital at Deer Creek.
  • St. James Parish Hospital.
  • P&S Surgical Hospital.
  • Green Clinic Surgical Hospital.
  • Specialists Hospital Shreveport.
  • Southern Surgical Hospital.


  • Clinton Hospital Association.
  • Fairview Hospital.
  • Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.


  • Mount Desert Island Hospital.
  • Blue Hill Memorial Hospital.
  • St. Andrews Hospital.
  • Calais Regional Hospital.
  • Millinocket Regional Hospital.
  • Mercy Hospital.
  • York Hospital.


  • St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea.
  • Bell Hospital.
  • Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.
  • Oaklawn Hospital.
  • Lakeland Community Hospital, Watervliet.
  • Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital.


  • Bigfork Valley Hospital.
  • Municipal Hospital and Granite Manor.
  • Sanford Luverne Medical Center.
  • Mayo clinic Health System - New Prague.
  • New Ulm Medical Center.
  • Fairview Northland Regional Hospital.
  • Redwood Area Hospital.
  • Sleepy Eye Municipal Hospital.
  • Lakewood Health System.
  • Lakeview Memorial Hospital.
  • Healtheast Woodwinds Hospital.


  • Lafayette Regional Health Center.
  • Wright Memorial Hospital.


King’s Daughters Medical Center-Brookhaven.

Webster General Hospital/Swing Bed.


  • Barrett Memorial Hospital.
  • Great Falls Clinic Medical Center.

North Carolina

  • North Carolina Specialty Hospital.
  • First Health Moore Regional Hospital.
  • Chatham Hospital.


  • Boone County Medical Center.
  • Community Medical Center.
  • Lincoln Surgical Hospital.
  • Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital.
  • Midwest Surgical Hospital.
  • Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital.
  • Pender Community Hospital.
  • Brodstone Memorial Hospital.

New York

  • Northern Westchester Hospital.


  • Trihealth Evendale Hospital.
  • University Hospitals Conneaut Medical Center.
  • Defiance Regional Medical Center.
  • Mercy Hospital of Defiance.
  • Fostoria Community Hospital.
  • Community Memorial Hospital.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital.
  • Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
  • Morrow County Hospital.
  • Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital.
  • HB Magruder Memorial Hospital.
  • Ohio Valley Medical Center.
  • Surgical Hospital at Southwoods.


  • McBride Clinic Orthopedic Hospital.
  • Oklahoma Center for Orthopaedic & Multi-SP.
  • Oklahoma Heart Hospital.
  • Oklahoma Heart Hospital South.
  • Oklahoma Spine Hospital.
  • Bailey Medical Center.
  • Oklahoma Surgical Hospital.
  • Southwestern Regional Medical Center.
  • Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital.


  • Surgical Specialty Center at Coordinated Health.
  • Coordinated Health Orthopedic Hospital.
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
  • Physician’s Care Surgical Hospital.
  • Advanced Surgical Hospital.
  • Surgical Institute of Reading.
  • OSS Orthopaedic Hospital.
  • Wellspan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital.

Rhode Island

  • South County Hospital.
  • South Carolina
  • Abbeville Area Medical Center.
  • GHS Patewood Memorial Hospital.
  • GHS Greer Memorial Hospital.
  • Mount Pleasant Hospital.

South Dakota

  • Dakota Plains Surgical Center.
  • Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center.
  • Siouxland Surgery Center Limited Partnership.
  • Black Hills Surgical Hospital.
  • Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota.
  • Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital.


  • Jellico Community Hospital.
  • United Regional Medical Center.
  • Saint Thomas Hospital for Spinal Surgery.


  • Quail Creek Surgical Hospital.
  • Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington.
  • Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington.
  • Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital.
  • Houston Orthopedic and Spine Hospital.
  • The Physicians Centre.
  • Childress Regional Medical Center.
  • Mitchell County Hospital District.
  • Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital.
  • Baylor Medical Center at Uptown.
  • North Central Surgical Center.
  • Texas Institute for Surgery at Presbyterian Hospital.
  • Eastland Memorial Hospital.
  • USMD Hospital at Fort Worth.
  • Hill Country Memorial Hospital.
  • Hamilton General Hospital.
  • Rollins Brook Community Hospital.
  • East Texas Medical Center Pittsburg.
  • Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery Plan.
  • The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano.
  • East Texas Medical Center Quitman.
  • Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio.
  • Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital NW.
  • South Texas Spine and Surgical Hospital.
  • Heritage Park Surgical Hospital.
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake.
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville.
  • Sugarland Surgical Hospital.
  • Baylor Medical Center at Trophy Club.
  • Texas Spine and Joint Hospital.
  • Tyler County Hospital.


  • Gunnison Valley Hospital.
  • Sanpete Valley Hospital.
  • Park City Medical Center.


  • Carillion Tazewell Community Hospital.


  • Pullman Regional Hospital.
  • Confluence Health-Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinics.
  • Oakleaf Surgical Hospital.


  • St. Clare Hospital.
  • Black River Memorial Hospital.
  • Calumet Medical Center.
  • Columbus Community Hospital.
  • Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County.
  • Upland Hills Health.
  • Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital.
  • Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital.
  • Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin.
  • Aurora Medical Center.
  • Bellin Memorial Hospital.
  • Grant Regional Health Center.
  • Aspires Medford Hospital & Clinics.
  • Columbia Center.
  • The Monroe Clinic.
  • Ladd Memorial Hospital.
  • Flambeau Hospital.
  • Crossing Rivers Health Medical Center.
  • Sauk Prairie Hospital.
  • River Falls Area Hospital.
  • Spooner Health System.
  • Stoughton Hospital.
  • Tomah Memorial Hospital.
  • Vernon Memorial Hospital.

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