Stanford Hospital & Clinics Earns Top Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings

STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stanford Hospital & Clinics has been ranked #1 in San Jose, CA, in U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings, available online at

The new rankings recognize 622 hospitals in or near major cities with a record of high performance in key medical specialties, including 132 of the 152 hospitals already identified as the best in the nation. There are nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide.

To be ranked in its metro area, a hospital had to score in the top 25 percent among its peers in at least one of 16 medical specialties. Out of all hospitals in the nation, Stanford Hospital & Clinics was ranked nationally in 12 of the 16 specialties (Cancer - #11, Diabetes & Endocrinology - #28, Ear, Nose & Throat - #16, Geriatrics - #37, Gynecology - #12, Heart & Heart Surgery - #16, Kidney Disorders - #25, Neurology & Neurosurgery - #27, Orthopedics - #17, Psychiatry - #13, Rheumatology - #13, Urology - #22).

Three other specialty areas were also honored as “high performing,” including Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Rehabilitation.

View a comparison to other San Jose metro area hospitals here.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics consistently ranks among the top institutions in the U.S. News & World Report annual list of “America’s Best Hospitals.”

About Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Stanford Hospital & Clinics is known worldwide for advanced treatment of complex disorders in areas such as cardiovascular care, cancer treatment, neurosciences, surgery, and organ transplants. Consistently ranked among the top institutions in the U.S. News & World Report annual list of “America’s Best Hospitals,” Stanford Hospital & Clinics is internationally recognized for translating medical breakthroughs into the care of patients. It is part of the Stanford University Medical Center, along with the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. For more information, visit


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