Top Ranked More Often

Mayo Clinic is recognized for high-quality patient care more often than any other academic medical center in the nation.

These endorsements reinforce Mayo Clinic's commitment to provide the highest quality care to each patient every day. Although no single set of measures can perfectly represent health care quality, Mayo Clinic is proud to be recognized.

These organizations recognize Mayo Clinic for high levels of quality and safety:

  • U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals Honor Roll"

    U.S. News & World Report ranked Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minn. the best hospital in the nation in its 2018-2019 rankings, and Mayo Clinic's Arizona campus moved up the Best Hospitals Honor Roll to No. 11 in the nation. Mayo Clinic has ranked at or near the top of "Best Hospitals Honor Roll" hospitals throughout the history of U.S. News and World Report's best hospital rankings.

    Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus has more No. 1 rankings than any other hospital in the nation, with No. 1 rankings in six specialties:

    • Diabetes & Endocrinology
    • Gastroenterology & Gastroenterologic Surgery
    • Geriatrics
    • Gynecology
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology & Neurosurgery

    In addition, the Rochester campus is ranked No. 2 in:

    • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
    • Orthopedics
    • Pulmonology
    • Urology

    The Rochester campus ranks No. 3 in Cancer, No. 4 in Rheumatology, and No. 5 in Ear, Nose & Throat.

    Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary teams of experts work tirelessly to provide high-quality, personalized care to all who need help.

    U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for Procedures & Conditions evaluated how well more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide performed on nine routine individual procedures and conditions:

    • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    • Aortic valve surgery
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • Colon cancer surgery
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Heart bypass surgery
    • Hip replacement
    • Knee replacement
    • Lung cancer surgery

    Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester and Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona were among fewer than 29 institutions out of nearly 4,500 that rated "High Performing" in all nine categories. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, rated High Performing in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, colon cancer surgery and hip replacement.

  • U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals

    Mayo Clinic Children's Center has again been ranked as the top performing children's hospital in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota on U.S. News & World Report's 2018-2019 Best Children's Hospitals rankings.

  • Quality Leadership Award

    Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester and Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, Minnesota, ranked No. 1 in the 2017 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership Award. This award recognizes superior performance, as measured by Vizient's Quality and Accountability Study, which has been conducted annually since 2005. Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester ranked No. 1 of 107 academic medical centers Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing ranked No. 1 of 161 community hospitals.

  • Nursing Magnet status

    Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Rochester have been awarded Magnet recognition for their nursing programs. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.

  • The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

    In October 2017, Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester and Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona achieved exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care. The recognition program commends a select group of hospitals for achieving exemplary outcome performances related to patient management in two or more of five clinical areas.

  • Mayo Clinic recognized as a DiversityInc Top Hospital and Health System

    Mayo Clinic has earned this designation annually since 2011. Mayo was ranked using an objective analysis of 183 factors, based on data from a 300-question survey.

    The four areas of measurement are Talent Pipeline, Equitable Talent Development, CEO/Leadership Commitment and Supplier Diversity.

Mayo Clinic's model of care is defined by teamwork, with a group of experts focusing their expertise on one patient at a time. The high-quality rankings reinforce Mayo Clinic's commitment to patient care. Mayo's patients recognize the institution's success and rate their Mayo Clinic experiences very highly.