Stories Behind the Rankings

Stories Behind the Rankings

What’s behind Cleveland Clinic’s U.S. News & World Report rankings? Inspiring patients who have had amazing outcomes at Cleveland Clinic. Learn more about their journeys.

Adult Stories

A Partnership To Beat Cancer

A Partnership to Beat Cancer | Cleveland Clinic Patient Stories

Learn more about Bill Smith, a patient at Cleveland Clinic diagnosed with lung cancer and brain tumors during a routine physical, who underwent gamma knife brain surgery and immunotherapy treatment.

Second Opinion Saves Heart Patient

Second Opinion Saves Heart Patient | Cleveland Clinic Patient Stories

Meet Brenda Kapp, a patient who came to Cleveland Clinic for a second opinion after her doctors were unable to discover the rare and deadly heart condition called giant cell myocarditis that was keeping her from breathing normally.

Young Mother Has Hope and Health After a New Technique for Treating Kidney Cancer

Young Mother Has Hope and Health After a New Technique for Treating Kidney Cancer | Cleveland Clinic Patient Stories

Learn how Jessica Dykstra was diagnosed with a malignant tumor on her left kidney while pregnant. Cleveland Clinic doctors performed a radical nephrectomy to remove the cancer but preserve her kidney, only after she had safely delivered a healthy baby girl.

Retired Anesthesiologist Comes to Cleveland Clinic for Heart Treatment

Retired Anesthesiologist Comes to Cleveland Clinic for Heart Treatment | Cleveland Clinic Patient Story

Discover how retired anesthesiologist Russ Christoforetti traveled from Pittsburgh for heart surgery performed by Dr. Lars Svennsson, chairman of Cleveland Clinic's Heart & Vascular Institute, to repair his aortic aneurysm.

Pediatric Stories

Four-Year-Old Boy Meets Lifesaving Liver Donor from Halfway Around the World

Four-Year-Old Boy Meets Lifesaving Liver Donor from Halfway Around the World | Cleveland Clinic Patient Stories

Discover how 2-year-old Ahmad Akkad's life was saved by Becky Cable, a 46-year-old woman living half-way around the world, when she donated a small portion of her liver.

Courageous Teen Vows to Keep Winning Battle with Rare Neurological Disorder

Courageous Teen Vows to Keep Winning Battle with Rare Neurological Disorder | Cleveland Clinic Patient Story

Learn more about Jack Sparent, a pediatric patient Cleveland Clinic Children's, who was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), a rare neurological disorder affecting his immune system.

A Top U.S. Hospital

A Top U.S. Hospital

US-News-Ranking

Cleveland Clinic was named a top U.S. hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s “2018-19 Best Hospitals”.

Cleveland Clinic’s heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995. Our urology program also ranked No. 1 in the nation, and three of our specialties - gastroentrerology and GI surgery, kidney disorders, and rheumatology - are ranked No. 2.

Twelve other Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 5. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.

U.S. News also ranked hospitals by region. Three of our regional hospitals — Fairview (3), Hillcrest (4) and South Pointe (5) — ranked within the Top 5 of Cleveland-area hospitals. Florida was named No. 1 in Broward County.

About the Rankings

The U.S. News rankings were developed to help consumers determine the hospitals who provide the best care for serious or complicated medical conditions or procedures.

Rankings

Rankings

Specialty Areas U.S. Ranking Ohio Ranking
Cardiology & Heart Surgery 1 1
Urology 1 1
Gastroenterology 2 1
Kidney Disorders 2 1
Rheumatology 2 1
Orthopedics 3 1
Pulmonology 3 1
Diabetes & Endocrinology 4 1
Neurology & Neurosurgery 4 1
Geriatrics 5 1
Gynecology 5 1
Cancer 5 1
Ophthalmology 9 1
Ear, Nose & Throat 11 2

Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals

Regional Hospital Metro Ranking
Fairview Hospital 3
Hillcrest Hospital 4
South Pointe Hospital 5
Pediatrics

Pediatrics

US News Ranking | Cleveland Clinic Children's

Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Cleveland Clinic Children’s was nationally ranked in pediatric care by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-19 edition of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.

Cleveland Clinic Children's ranked ranked in all 10 specialties graded by U.S. News.

About the Rankings

The U.S. News rankings were developed to help consumers determine the hospitals who provide the best care for serious or complicated medical conditions or procedures.

Florida

Florida

US News | Cleveland Clinic Florida

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Cleveland Clinic Florida ranked #1 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area and is a top hospital in Florida, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-2019 Best Hospitals rankings.

This marks the ninth straight year that Cleveland Clinic Florida has ranked as one of the best hospitals in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area and in the State of Florida.

Cleveland Clinic Florida continues to be recognized as a leader in quality clinical care as well. Orthopaedics and Gastroenterology and GI surgery were nationally ranked and are among the best programs in America. In addition, Cancer, Geriatrics, Diabetes and Endocrinology and Neurology and Neurosurgery were ranked as high performing specialties.

Cleveland Clinic Florida continues to be committed to achieving excellent outcomes while providing patient-centered medical and surgical care.

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