Reputation and rankings

U.S. News & 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. 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. Mayo Clinic is nationally ranked in all the transplant-related specialties including:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiology and heart care
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Ear, nose and throat
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology and neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Rehabilitation