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Best of 2018: U.S. News 2018-19 Rheumatology Rankings

The Annual U.S. News and World Report Rankings of Hospitals has listed the top contenders in the field of rheumatology. The U.S. News Review rates hospitals nationwide in 16 specialties – including rheumatology. Of the 4,500 hospitals covered by U.S. News that were analyzed, 158 were classified nationally in at least one specialty area. Rankings are based on quality measures, reputation, physician surveys and more recently, there has been an emphasis on patient outcomes.

The top 13 hospitals ranked in Rheumatology were recommended by at least 5% of the rheumatology specialists responding to U.S. News surveys in 2016, 2017 and 2018. The remaining hospitals were recommended by at least 1% of respondents.

The Top 25 Best Hospitals for Rheumatology

  1. Johns Hopkins Hospital -Baltimore, MD
  2. Cleveland Clinic -Cleveland, OH
  3. Hospital for Special Surgery, New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell-New York, NY
  4. Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
  5. Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston, MA
  6. Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, MA
  7. UCSF Medical Center - San Francisco, CA
  8. UCLA Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA
  9. Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYU Langone Medical Center - New York, NY
  10. University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital - Birmingham, AL
  11. University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine - Ann Arbor, MI
  12. Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC is
  13. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside in Pittsburgh, PA
  14. University of Colorado Hospital - Aurora, CO
  15. Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital - Stanford, CA
  16. MUSC Health-University Medical Center - Charleston, SC
  17. Northwestern Memorial Hospital -Chicago, IL
  18. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian - Philadelphia, PA
  19. Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, MO
  20. University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC
  21. Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN
  22. UC San Diego Health-Jacobs Medical Center in San Diego, CA
  23. Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE
  24. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA
  25. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland, OH
The author has no conflicts of interest to disclose related to this subject

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