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Hopkins places third on U.S. News hospital rankings

(File photo)

(File photo)

Johns Hopkins Hospital finished third again on the U.S. News & World Report ranking of U.S. hospitals.

The hospital, which has been a powerhouse atop the rankings since their inception, was the only Maryland hospital to make the list.

Hopkins also topped the publication’s state rankings, followed by the University of Maryland Medical Center, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center.

While they did not appear on the general hospital list, University of Maryland Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center joined Hopkins in being nationally ranked for specialties.

Hopkins was nationally ranked for its cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, psychiatry, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology specialties.

It also received national rankings in the children’s specialities of neonatology, pediatric cancer, pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, pediatric diabetes and endocrinology, pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, pediatric nephrology, pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric pulmonology and pediatric urology.

The University of Maryland Medical Center was nationally ranked for its cancer; diabetes & endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; and urology practices. It also received a children’s specialty ranking for its pediatric cardiology & heart surgery practice.

Mercy Medical Center was nationally ranked for its orthopedics practice.


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