A Top U.S. Hospital

A Top U.S. Hospital

Cleveland Clinic was ranked as a top U.S. hospital by U.S. News & World Report.

Once again, Cleveland Clinic has been named the No. 2 hospital in the nation and the No. 1 hospital for heart care in U.S. News & World Report’s “2021-22 Best Hospitals” rankings.

Since 1999, Cleveland Clinic has ranked as a Top 5 hospital and has also held the No. 1 ranking in Cardiology & Heart Surgery since 1995.

“Cleveland Clinic was founded 100 years ago on the belief that physicians should work together as a team to serve the welfare of patients. A century later, the organization remains a team of teams focused solely on the patient,” says Tom Mihaljevic, MD, CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic. “Even in the most difficult of times during the COVID-19 pandemic, our caregivers rose to the occasion to provide the highest quality care to patients. Rankings like these by U.S. News affirm our caregivers’ continued dedication to providing patients with the best care anywhere — no matter the challenges.”

This year, Cleveland Clinic ranks among the Top 10 hospitals in the nation in 11 specialties, including:

“We are honored to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report, as the nation’s top hospital in the country for heart care, for a 27th consecutive year,” says Lars Svensson, MD, PhD, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. “As Cleveland Clinic celebrates its centennial, we share this honor with the physicians who came before us. Their pioneering work in both surgery and cardiovascular medicine continues to inspire our caregivers to provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients and break new ground in research and treatment innovations.”

U.S. News also ranks hospitals by locality. This year, Cleveland Clinic has the No. 1-ranked hospital in Ohio and in the metro area of Cleveland. Of the top 7 hospitals in Ohio, four are Cleveland Clinic hospitals — Cleveland Clinic main campus (1), Hillcrest Hospital (4, tie), Fairview Hospital (6) and Akron General (7). In addition, Akron General is No. 1 in the Akron Metro Area and Weston Hospital is No. 1 in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale Metro Area for the fourth straight year.

About the Rankings

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



Specialty Areas U.S. Ranking Ohio Ranking
Cancer 5 1
Cardiology & Heart Surgery 1 1
Diabetes & Endocrinology 13 1
Ear, Nose & Throat 22 1
Gastroenterology & GI Surgery 3 1
Geriatrics 2 1
Gynecology 3 1
Neurology & Neurosurgery 7 1
Ophthalmology 10 1
Orthopedics 7 1
Pulmonology 5 1
Rheumatology 2 1
Urology 2 1

Cleveland Clinic Ohio Hospitals

Hospital Ohio Ranking Regional Ranking
Cleveland Clinic main campus 1 1 (Cleveland Metro Area)
Akron General 7 1 (Akron Metro Area)
Fairview Hospital 6 4 (Cleveland Metro Area)
Hillcrest Hospital 4 (tie) 3 (Cleveland Metro Area)

Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospitals

Hospital Florida Ranking Regional Ranking
Weston Hospital 5 1 (Miami-Ft. Lauderdale Metro Area)
Indian River Hospital 31 (tie)  
Martin Health 25 (tie)  


Cleveland Clinic Children's is recognized as a national leader by U.S. News & World Report

Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Cleveland Clinic Children's earned national recognition from U.S. News & World Report in 10 out of 10 specialties in the 2021-22 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals”:

  • Cancer (18).
  • Cardiology & heart surgery (16).
  • Diabetes & endocrinology (43).
  • Gastroenterology & GI surgery (13).
  • Neonatology (14).
  • Nephrology (33).
  • Neurology & neurosurgery (27).
  • Orthopedics (29).
  • Pulmonology (35).
  • Urology (22).

“Our Cleveland Clinic Children’s caregivers are committed to a shared sense of purpose for our youngest patients,” says Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, MD. “Year after year, our pediatric specialists yield patient outcomes that are among the best in the country. Even in the midst of a pandemic, they delivered high-quality, compassionate care.”

“We are honored to once again be recognized by U.S. News & World Report,” adds Karen Murray, MD, Chair of Cleveland Clinic Children’s. “This is a reflection of our dedicated caregivers who help improve the health of children, from routine care to the most specialized care. We are proud and remain strongly committed to our mission, including research to advance available treatments, education of future healthcare providers and advocacy for our community's children.”

Quality and safety have always been a priority at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. We now have even more safety precautions at every location, so all you need to worry about is the health and wellness of your child. We offer both in-person and virtual visits for your convenience.

About the Rankings

The U.S. News rankings were developed to help patients, families and physicians determine the hospitals that provide the best care for serious or complicated medical conditions or procedures. The rankings recognize the top 50 children’s hospitals in 10 medical specialties, determined based on a number of criteria, including:

  • Hospital survival rates.
  • Nurse staffing.
  • Sub-specialist availability.

In addition to the data, pediatric specialists were asked to recommend the hospitals they consider best for children with challenging problems.



South Florida's No. 1 Hospital four years in a row and a top health system in Florida.

Once again, Cleveland Clinic Florida has been recognized for outstanding care in the Florida region. Weston Hospital ranked #1 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “2020-21 Best Hospitals” rankings.

Overall, Weston Hospital ranked No. 5 in the state of Florida. Indian River Hospital tied for No. 31, and Martin Health tied for No. 25 as well.

“It is an honor for our Florida hospitals to be recognized by our peers for our focus on quality and patient safety,” said Conor Delaney, MD, PhD, CEO and President of the Cleveland Clinic Florida region. “These accolades belong to our dedicated team of caregivers who are truly committed to providing exceptional service and putting patients first.”

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

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