Reputation and rankings

U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has named Mayo Clinic to its annual list of Best Hospitals for more than 20 years. Hospitals named to the Honor Roll are part of a small group recognized for breadth of excellence.

To be included on the Honor Roll, a medical center must rank at or near the top in at least six of the 16 medical specialties included in the rankings. Mayo Clinic consistently ranks high for cancer, gastroenterology, kidney disease and disorders, heart care, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, and other specialties.

U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on factors such as mortality index, patient safety, nurse staffing and Magnet status, patient services, and technology. Current transplant-related rankings include:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiology and heart surgery
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Ear, nose and throat
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pulmonology
  • Rehabilitation

Reputation and rankings by program

Mayo Clinic's blood and marrow transplant program is certified by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy and accredited to perform unrelated donor transplants by the National Marrow Donor Program.

Mayo Clinic's blood and marrow transplant program is recognized as an approved transplant center by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.

Mayo Clinic in Minnesota's blood and marrow transplant program is recognized as an approved transplant center by the Children's Oncology Group.

Mayo Clinic was recognized as the 2011 Donation Advocate of the Year by LifeSource, the Upper Midwest organ procurement organization.

Jul. 11, 2013