Thirty-three Florida hospitals are the best performing in the State, according to a new ranking from U. S. News and World Report, released June 25th. The 33rd edition of the list rates the 20 best hospitals in the Country and includes top regional hospitals and hospital rankings based on specialty care. U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals in 15 specialties and 19 procedures & conditions.
1. Mayo Clinic Hospital in Jacksonville was named the top hospital in Florida, receiving high marks in cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI and geriatrics. 2. Advent Health Orlando, was ranked second in the state, ranked particularly high in cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery and neurology and neurosurgery. 3. UF Health Hospital, Gainesville (tied). 3. Tampa General Hospital (tied). 5. Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston. 6. Sarasota Memorial Health Care System. 7. Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. 8. Baptist Hospital of Miami (tied). 8. UMHC Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami (tied). 8. Orlando Health Regional Medical Center (tied.) 11. Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville. 12. St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa (tied). 12. The Memorial Hospital, Fort Myers, (tied). 12. Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, (tied). 15. Gulf Coast Medical Center, Ft. Myers (tied). 15. South Miami Hospital, Miami, (tied). 18. Memorial Hospital West, Pembroke Pines (tied). 18. Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor (tied) 18. Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood (tied). 18. Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside, Jacksonville (tied). 18. Advent Health Daytona Beach (tied). 18. Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, Vero Beach (tied). 24. U.F. Health Jacksonville (tied). 24. Ascension Sacred Heart, Pensacola, (tied). 24. St. Anthony’s, St. Petersburg (tied). 24. Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. (tied). 29. Advent Health Waterman, Tavares (tied). 29. Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center, Lakeland (tied). 31. Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, (tied). 31