July 11, 2008
U.S. News ranks the MGH among top hospitals

The MGH has again earned top honors on the U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals, ranking fifth nationally. The MGH also was among the nation's top 10 hospitals in the following specialties: cancer, digestive disorders, endocrinology, geriatrics, heart and heart surgery, kidney, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopædics, respiratory disorders, psychiatry and rheumatology. For the 13th consecutive year, MGH Psychiatry was ranked the leading program in the country. A full list of the MGH specialties and rankings is below.

The honor roll will appear in the July 21 issue of the magazine, which will be available on newsstands July 14. For more information about the Best Hospitals issue, visit www.usnews.com.

Cancer, 7
Digestive Disorders, 4
Ear, Nose and Throat, 31
Endocrinology, 2
Geriatrics, 4
Gynecology, 17
Heart and Heart Surgery, 4
Kidney, 5
Neurology and Neurosurgery, 3
Orthopædics, 4
Psychiatry, 1
Respiratory Disorders, 4
Rheumatology, 6
Urology, 12

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